Bonnie Kourvelas sits down with Wink Martindale, the legendary game show host and radio personality, to discuss his illustrious career in radio and television in a new WKNO special. From his modest beginnings at WPLI radio station in Jackson TN and his early TV career in Memphis, Martindale kept moving forward and never looked back. In over fifty years, Martindale served as host of nineteen different TV shows, including the popular game show "Tic Tac Dough." As the host of "Top Ten Dance Party" in Memphis, Martindale interviewed Elvis Presley in one of Presley's first TV appearances.

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Pierre Kimsey talks with the founder and producing artistic director of Tennessee Shakespeare Company. A Memphis native, McCleary talks about how he came to love Shakespeare, his career as an actor and a director, how Tennessee Shakespeare Company was born and why Shakespeare continues to resonate with audiences, four hundred years later.

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With Nashville producer Tim Weeks, WKNO is the first station to talk with both major party candidates for governor in their homes. Who is Democrat Mike McWherter? Interviewer Vicki Yates (Nashville's NewsChannel 5) finds out by asking the questions that every Tennessean wants to ask.

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Dr. Scott Morris, a family practice physician and ordained United Methodist minister, founded Memphis' Church Health Center in 1987 to provide quality, affordable healthcare for working, uninsured people and their families. In addition to caring for patients at the Center, Dr. Morris has also become a voice for them. He is a columnist, author of journal articles, and contributor to a number of publications, including a monthly column for The Commercial Appeal. His book, Health Care You Can Live With, shows the relationship between physical health and spiritual well-being.

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NewsMakers: Minority Party, TN Legislature - TN Senator Beverly Marrero & TN Representative Mike Kernell

Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News and host of WKNO’s weekly series Behind the Headlines, sits down with Tennessee Senator Beverly Marrero and Tennessee Representative Mike Kernell to talk about the Tennessee Legislature and how redistricting impacted their recent election losses.

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