President Barack Obama delivered an address at the University of Kansas on Thursday, January 22, 2015. KPR coverage also contains a photo slideshow of the historic day.
KPR coverage of the event was hosted by News Director J. Schafer. Joining him for analysis were Steve Kraske, host of the KCUR program "Up to Date"...and Dr. Michael Smith, professor of political science at Emporia State University. The on-scene reporters are Stephen Koranda and Elle Moxley.
For full audio of KPR's coverage and the President's remarks, CLICK HERE.
Description: Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 28 for our final Story Book Science of the month! For this activity, we will explore the Marie Curie book from last week and learn about UV radiation! Tune in to our Facebook page at 10:00am for a day of learning and fun! Submitted by: Alex Worth KU Natural History Museum
Description: From October 30-November 8, you can take a GPS-enabled tour of county historic sites and be entered in a drawing for prize baskets worth $100. Winners will be drawn and notified November 9. Simply download the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area app or open the History Hunt page on your mobile device and follow the instructions to earn digital badges for all 13 sites and qualify for the prize drawing. Participants simply need to fall within the GPS coordinates for each site in order to collect the badges, enabling you to go on the hunt any day and time. The Great Douglas County History Hunt is a unique and easy way to enjoy local history! Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History
While we were not able to distribute our beautiful new 2020 KPR Membership Mug at the Ice Cream Social this year, we want to get them out of KPR and into your hands! KPR will be in Topeka in the Grace Cathedral Church parking lot on October 31 from 9 a.m. to Noon to give you your mug! More information on registering for this event here.