biography

Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
1:30 am
Mon November 24, 2014

The life of Cincinnati's Dottie "Kammie" Kamenshek, professional baseball player

  At the age of 17, Dottie Kamenshek of Cincinnati was drafted to play for the Rockford Peaches in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.  Many agree the  Dottie Hinson character in the movie A League of Their Own drew at least in some part  from her life.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
1:30 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Meet Sister Rose Ann Fleming, the academic force behind the Xavier men's basketball team

Sister Rose Ann Fleming is a bobblehead!

  For three decades, Xavier University'’s Sister Rose Ann Fleming has been a force behind the school's extraordinary academic record for its men's basketball players. Since she started Xavier’'s academic advising program, every player who reached his final year of eligibility has graduated.

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Terry Teachout
12:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

A new biography of legendary jazz musician Duke Ellington

Terry Teachout, drama critic of The Wall Street Journal, jazz musician and author, joins David Delegator by phone for a talk about his latest biography, DUKE: A Life of Duke Ellington.

NKU's Carol Medlicott
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

New biography of Shaker leader Issachar Bates

Northern Kentucky University Associate Professor Carol Medlicott is a scholar of the Shakers and has written Issachar Bates: A Shaker's Journey, a biography of an early Shaker leader who led the group’s expansion west of the Appalachians. She joins Mark Heyne to discuss Bates’ life and how he established the seven Shaker centers in this region.

Peter H. Clark
1:30 am
Fri August 2, 2013

"America's First Black Socialist" by UC's Nikki Taylor

Barbara Gray welcomes local author and UC Associate Professor Nikki Taylor into the studio to talk about her new book, America’s First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark. He led the fight for African Americans' access to Ohio's public schools and became the first black principal in the state.

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