wwii http://wkms.org en How Community Groups Can Book Speakers for Events http://wkms.org/post/how-community-groups-can-book-speakers-events <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Constance Alexander, Kentucky Humanities Council presenter and Murray State TQI Faculty Scholar and poet, on how community groups can book speakers for events. They talk about the Kentucky Humanities Council and how Constance became involved and one of her topics, "Connecting People and Place," about the people who used to live in and around what is now the general&nbsp;LBL area. They also talk about memories of WWII and its impact on society.</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:13:03 +0000 Kate Lochte 33785 at http://wkms.org How Community Groups Can Book Speakers for Events The Morning Cram [little toy soldiers edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-little-toy-soldiers-edition <p> <strong>From NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/11/26/165574108/an-entrepreneur-expands-the-lego-universe">Lego</a> has provided many boys with hours of play, and thanks to a Seattle entrepreneur the little plastic men can teach history too. Will Chapman wanted to teach his son about World War II by acting out history, but he couldn’t find the pieces he needed to do so. That’s why he started BrickArms, where he turns blank Lego pieces into WWII soldiers.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:50:05 +0000 Whitney Jones 24899 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [little toy soldiers edition] Good Read: Pogue's War by Forrest C. Pogue http://wkms.org/post/good-read-pogues-war-forrest-c-pogue <p><strong style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; ">Product Description:</strong></p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 17:12:27 +0000 Todd E. Hill 18612 at http://wkms.org Good Read: Pogue's War by Forrest C. Pogue Journey Story: Sarah Gutwirth http://wkms.org/post/journey-story-sarah-gutwirth <p>This is a family story, a story of loss and exile, and of the intersection of personal history with large historical events.&nbsp; It is also a quintessentially American story of arrival, and of a second chance.&nbsp; This is a story so close to me I seem always to have known it.&nbsp; It is the story of how my father came to America.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 18:35:34 +0000 Kate Lochte 17211 at http://wkms.org Journey Story: Sarah Gutwirth