Memphian Angelo Lucchesi, who recently turned 90, is credited with helping to make Jack Daniel’s the best-known brand in American whiskeys. Starting in 1953, when he began work as the company's first salesman, he traveled across the country promoting its product and making some loyal customers, including singer Frank Sinatra. Bonnie Kourvelas has an opportunity to sit down with Angelo Lucchesi and talk about his remarkable career.

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News Makers

Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell talks with Eric Barnes of The Memphis Daily News about his life and career. He shares stories from his early life, including the influence his father had on his career choices, and traces his career to its present point. He discusses with Barnes his plans as County Mayor and his hopes for the future of the mid-south.

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News Makers: Special Edition

Eric Barnes, publisher of The Memphis Daily News and host of WKNO's weekly series Behind the Headlines, will host the half-hour show in which Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will talk about the challenges he's faced during his first nine months in office along with some of his solutions. He will also highlight some of his county budget proposals.

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