kcwrs 000421a 0400 GC’s Underground Railroad Research Institute director discusses “Year of Lincoln” on KET programAlicestyne Adams, director of Georgetown College’s Underground Railroad Research Institute, and J. Blaine Hudson, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Louisville, will be guests on Connections with Renee Shaw set to air on KET2, Friday, January 30 at 4 (3CT) and on KET1, Sunday, Feb. 1, at 1:30 (12:30CT).

As organizers of the “Year of Lincoln” to be held at Centre College, they will talk about Lincoln and the symposium held to honor the bicentennial celebration of his birthday and analyze Lincoln’s legacy and administration as well as his thoughts and actions concerning slavery and race. They discuss Lincoln’s inspiring path from humble beginnings and only one year of formal schooling to the presidency.

Adams and Hudson also compare Lincoln to President Obama, focusing on experience, opportunity and timing. They will also discuss upcoming Lincoln events throughout the state.

Connections with Renee Shaw is a KET production, produced by Shaw and Carolyn Gwinn. More information about Connections, including streaming video, is available at www.ket.org/connections. More information about KET programming and education services, as well as how to support KET, can be found at www.ket.org.