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Eastern Standard for Oct. 20, 2022


Jon Meacham on Abraham Lincoln and the parallels between then and now.

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.

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.