Program for April 23, 2020 

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Kentucky's urgent needs in any new COVID-19 stimulus package from Washington. With Jason Bailey of the KY Center for Economic Policy | Silas House takes his advocacy for rural America to the pages of The Atlantic | Carla Gover begins a new series: Kentucky Songcrafters | A new name on the Kentucky literary scene: Bobi Conn and the prose of a survivor of domestic abuse. 

Segment One: Jason Bailey, Executive Director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy discusses the state's needs in any additional emergency coronavirus funding from Washington. LISTEN 

Segment Two: Silas House on remembering the dignity of rural Americans | Carla Gover begins a new series: Kentucky Songcrafters |  Author Bobi Conn on her debut memoir, a story of abuse at the hands of a violent, addicted father in Clearfield, Kentucky. LISTEN

Interviews listed in order of appearance: 

Jason Bailey 

Silas House 

Carla Gover 

Bobi Conn

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