6 p.m. (EST) Sunday ~ August 19, 2018
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The harassment at youth sporting events has grown so rampant that more than 70 percent of new referees in all sports quit the job within three years, according to the National Association of Sports Officials. The chief cause for the attrition, based on a survey conducted by the association, is pervasive abuse from parents and coaches.
Kentucky Humanities Executive Director Bill Goodman takes us to the 41st annual Appalachian Writers Workshop at the Hindman Settlement School. Hear conversations with James Still Writer-in-Residence Rebecca Gayle Howell, noted Kentucky author Silas House and budding writer Tanya Torp, as well as Settlement School Director Brent Hutchison.