‘Comment’ will discuss coal; ‘KY Tonight’ will focus on foreign policy

June 05, 2014 | | Comments Comments

This week’s federal regulations to curb fossil-fuel emissions will be a major topic on this weekend’s “Comment on Kentucky,”  a public affairs show of the Kentucky Educational Television network.

Joining substitute host Bill Bryant of Lexington’s WKYT-TV will be three reporters — Sam Youngman of the Lexington Herald-Leader, Ronnie Ellis of CNHI News Service and James Bruggers of The  Courier-Journal.

The show will air live at 8 p.m. Friday on KET.

On the Monday, June 9, edition of “Kentucky Tonight” at 8 p.m. on KET and at, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss U.S. foreign policy.

Scheduled guests are Stacy Closson, professor at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky; Clayton Thyne, political science professor at the University of Kentucky; Guilherme Silva, political science professor at Georgetown College; and Hossein Motamedi, political science and history professor at Bluegrass Community and Technical College

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“Kentucky Tonight” is a weekly KET production, produced by Deidre Clark. Goodman is host and managing editor.

–Jack Brammer

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