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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Basketball legend Byron Scott, formerly of the Los Angeles Lakers, and business executive Charles Norris team up for lessons on and off the basketball court.  The two are co-authors of "Slam Dunk Success: Leading from Every Position on Life's Court."

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, August 11th, 2019

We'll hear from best-selling Lawrence author Bryn Greenwood about her newest book, The Reckless Oath We Made, the story of a Wichita woman down on her luck and her unlikely champion, straight out of the Middle Ages. We'll also hear from Topeka author Tom Averill about his book, Found Documents of Nell Johnson Doerr, named the "Kansas Reads" Book Club Selection for 2019.

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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, August 4th, 2019

This month marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. We'll get a sneak peek at "Back to the Garden," the Lawrence Arts Center's celebration of the 50th anniversary, with exhibits and events. We'll also explore the 1960s-1970s counterculture here in Kansas, with local residents interviewed as part of the Watkins Museum of History's "Free State, Free Spirits" event.

Dole Institute Director Bill Lacy with Major Garrett, CBS Chief Washington Correspondent
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, July 28th, 2019

With over 20 years covering the White House for CBS, CNN, and Fox News, Major Garrett has had a front-row seat to the past four presidencies. In this Dole Institute of Politics event, Garrett speaks on the twists and turns of covering our nation’s highest office, and his latest book, “Mr. Trump’s Wild Ride.”

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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, July 21st, 2019

It's a literary double-header on this week's KPR Presents: poet Terrance Hayes, National Book Award winner, and Lawrence native Andrew Malan Milward, author of I Was a Revolutionary.

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Carly Fiorina -- former CEO of Hewlett Packard and the first woman to lead a Fortune 500 company -- on character, leadership, and what she learned running for president in 2016.

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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, July 7th, 2019

The media is a frequent target of President Trump. On this KPR Presents, the press pushes back. Four White House correspondents talk about the importance of a free press in America today in this event sponsored by the Truman Library Institute.

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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 30th, 2019

How do you convey complex ideas about science...on the radio? NPR science correspondent Joe Palca spoke at Kansas State University's Science Communication Week.

KU Business School Dean Paige Fields with Rob Kaplan, photo by Ann Dean
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

This week on KPR Presents: Rob Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and University of Kansas graduate. Kaplan gave the Anderson Chandler lecture at the KU Business School on October 3rd, 2018.

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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 16th, 2019

100 years ago this week, Kansas ratified the 19th Amendment, giving women across the country full voting rights. This week on KPR Presents, the long, hard-fought road to women's suffrage.

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