Profile: U.S. Senator John Sherman Cooper

To mark the 100th anniversary of the state Capitol building, WFPL and Kentucky Public Radio are spotlighting some of the top statesmen and women of the past century, influential politicians who served the commonwealth in Frankfort or Washington — or both.

In this report, Kentucky Public Radio’s Charles Compton profiles the late U.S. Senator John Sherman Cooper.

Profile: Governor Martha Layne Collins

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio In conjunction with the centennial of the state Capitol building, WFPL and Kentucky Public Radio are spotlighting some of the Kentucky’s top statesmen and women—influential political leaders who have served the commonwealth in Frankfort or Washington—or both. Today, this profile of the only woman thus far to hold the […]