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Eastern Standard Preview for Oct. 20, 2022

Eastern Standard

This week on Eastern Standard:
Presidential biographer and historian Jon Meacham is out with a new book about Abraham Lincoln. We discuss the parallels between the divisive atmosphere of 1861 and the present. | Novelist Geraldine Brooks discusses "Horse", her book about the famed racehorse "Lexington" and the pervasive racism within the racing industry of the 19th century | Melynda Jamison of CASA-Lexington (Court Appointed Special Advocates) details her children's book, "Oscar's Family." | We'll hear from Shayla Lynch, the Carnegie Center's new director, about programs to support budding as well as established Kentucky writers | CivicLex director Richard Young returns with his weekly series on the jobs of local "down ballot" offices on the Nov. 8 ballot. This week: the County Attorney.

Listen to a preview of Eastern Standard for October 20, 2022 here. Join us for Eastern Standard each Thursday at 11 a.m., 8 p.m., and Sundays at 6 p.m.

Tom Martin is the host of Eastern Standard, a weekly radio magazine of interviews and stories about interesting people, places, and things happening in the Commonwealth.