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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 25th

This week on KPR Presents: a sneak peek at some of the films, music, and fun at this year's Free State Film Festival.

Photo by Eric Montgomery, Dole Institute of Politics
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 18th

This week on KPR Presents: former U.S. Senator Bob Dole and Nancy Kassebaum Baker talk about politics and their careers as Kassebaum Baker wins the Dole Leadership Prize.

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 11th

June 11, 2017: the story behind the U.S. Interstate Highway system. Dan McNichol is the author of The Roads that Built America. Plus, the art of the apology, and why it is so hard to get it right.

Nikki Giovanni photo by Will Henderson
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 4th

June 4, 2017: meet the new Kansas Poet Laureate, Kevin Rabas.  He visits with KPR's Kaye McIntyre about jazz poetry, his stint as a journalist, and his plans for his time as the Poet Laureate. We'll also hear poet Nikki Giovanni, who talks about outer space, celebrities, and game shows in her recent talk at the University of Kansas.

Photo by Ann Dean
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, May 28th

May 28, 2017: Elizabeth Dole talks about her career, her marriage to Bob Dole, and her latest passion -- helping America's "hidden heroes," the 5.5 million spouses, parents, and loved ones who care for wounded veterans.

Photo courtesy of K-State Communications and Marketing
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, May 21st

May 21, 2017: driverless cars, cyber-security, and machine learning.  Get your geek on with the president and CEO of Northrup Grumman, Wes Bush.  Bush gave the 172nd Landon Lecture on Public Affairs at Kansas State University.

Bob Schieffer with KU journalism student Jackson Kurtz
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, May 14th

May 14, 2017: a journalism double-header! CBS newsman Bob Schieffer spoke at this year's William Allen White Day, plus an encore broadcast of the 2013 WAW honoree, sportswriter Frank DeFord.

(Photo by Courtney Bierman)
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, May 7th

May 7, 2017: the pros and cons of concealed carry on campus. Starting this summer, it will be legal to carry a concealed handgun at Kansas' public colleges and universities.  Join us for a community conversation on concealed carry, hosted by KPR new director J. Schafer.

Dave Bahner speaks at "A Nation Engaged" at Truman Presidential Library and Museum. Photo by Roy Inman.
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, April 30th

April 30, 2017: how much power should the president -- any president -- have? As President Trump hits his 100th day in office, area residents join NPR's John Burnett at the Truman Presidential Library and Museum to weigh in on presidential power.

Photo courtesy of K-State Communications and Marketing
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, April 23rd

April 23, 2017: a journalist's perspective on President Trump and his uneasy relationship with the press. Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Martin Baron gives the 176th Landon Lecture on Public Affairs at Kansas State University.


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