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Kaye McIntyre Sunday, July 6th, 2008

For this Independence Day weekend, join us for a musical salute to America. Composer Peter Boyer will conduct his "Ellis Island: The Dream of America," performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra. We'll also hear voices from the Ellis Island Oral History Project. "Ellis Island: Dream of America" can be heard at 8:00 Sunday evening.

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 29th, 2008

This 1953 novel by Ray Bradbury was the choice for the 2007 "The Big Read" project, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Topeka - Shawnee County Public Library. As part of "The Big Read," KPR's Kaye McIntyre interviewed Ray Bradbury via telephone before a live audience at the library on June 17, 2007. Join us at 8:00 Sunday evening for a rebroadcast of that interview, as well as background information about Ray Bradbury and the story behind Fahrenheit 451.Engineer(s): Jason Slote

Kaye McIntyre Saturday, June 28th, 2008

Fahrenheit 451 was the choice for the 2007 "The Big Read," sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library. As part of "The Big Read," KPR's Kaye McIntyre interviewed Ray Bradbury via telephone before a live audience at the library on June 17, 2007.Engineer(s): Jason Slote

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 8th, 2008

General Michael Hayden speaks on current strategic challenges facing the United States, including worldwide population growth, the rise of Aisa, and the changing relationship between the U.S. and Europe. He spoke at Kansas State University as the 2008 Landon Lecture on April 30, 2008.

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 1st, 2008

Colonel Billy Don Farris just returned from a 15-month deployment to Iraq, where he commanded the first brigade that was part of the Iraqi surge initiative. Farris was responsible for military operations in the embattled Sadr City section of Baghdad. He spoke at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas on May 7, 2008.Engineer(s): Chubby Smith

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Named a "Hero for the Environment" by Time International, industrialist Ray Anderson is a world leader in sustainable development. His interior furnishings company, Interface, is revolutionizing commercial flooring by adopting sustainable practices in an otherwise petro-intensive industry. Anderson served as co-chair of President Clinton's Council on Sustainable Development, and chronicled his journey in his book, "Mid Course Correction." He spoke March 26th, 2008, as the 2008 William S. Sutton Lecture, sponsored by KU's International Center for Ethics in Business and School of Business....

Kaye McIntyre Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Marvin and Norma Jardon of Baldwin City tell stories about their respective grandparents. Marvin's family has a connection with the infamous Quantrill's Raid. Norma remembers her grandmother as an avid quilter, and how that's carried over into her own life.

Kaye McIntyre Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Marvin and Norma Jardon of Baldwin City tell stories about their respective grandparents. Marvin's family has a connection with the infamous Quantrill's Raid. Norma remembers her grandmother as an avid quilter, and how that's carried over into her own life.

Kaye McIntyre Thursday, May 8th, 2008

On this installment of Kansas StoryCorps, Glenn Underwood is interviewed by his son, Gary, and Gary's wife, Chris. We learn about Glenn's early schooling, and some of his business ventures.

Kaye McIntyre Thursday, May 8th, 2008

On this installment of Kansas StoryCorps, Glenn Underwood is interviewed by his son, Gary, and Gary's wife, Chris. We learn about Glenn's early schooling, and some of his business ventures.

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