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Long Story Short - Holiday Schamalady

Mark Summers returns to Long Story Short as Dara and Cody gather round the holiday tree and get festive! This time: learn about the holidays and feel the "cheer."

UK Constitution Day 2015: 'Learning, Leadership, and Civic Engagement'

Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, commemorates the ratification of the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.

New Podcast Tackles Current Events With a 'Brief History of History'

Have you ever wondered if your vote actually counts? Is a drone or a dog more useful in a combat zone? How long has there actually been a war on Christmas? And why is it taking so long to elect a female president?

Long Story Short Episode 1 - The Power of the Vote with Mark Summers

Join Dara and Cody in the premiere episode of a brand new podcast series: Long Story Short (A Brief History of History). In this pilot, our intrepid hosts talk with UK History Professor Mark Summers about the history of voting in America and whether or not your vote really counts.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

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UK Experts Featured in C-SPAN's 'Lexington Weekend'

This weekend Lexington will be in the spotlight as C-SPAN airs coverage of the city as part of its "2015 C-SPAN Cities Tour." Viewers of "Lexington Weekend" will learn about the city's rich history, as well as the community's non-fiction literary culture on programming

Summers' New Book on the Reconstruction Captures Attention

Mark Wahlgren Summers, the Thomas D. Clark Professor of History at the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has published his 10th book, “The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction.”

UK History Professor Reflects on Presidents' Day

Mark Summers, professor of history in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, shares his thoughts on remembering the accomplishments of U.S. presidents.
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