Kathryn Tucker Windham http://apr.org en Reading the Signs to Success - part 4 http://apr.org/post/reading-signs-success-part-4 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e959da-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e959da-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e959da-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wual/local-wual-753985.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Tuscaloosa AL – Our adult illiteracy series concludes with some thoughts from master storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham. She says her father was a big believer in education ... even though he had little education himself ...</p> Wed, 03 Sep 2008 14:51:52 +0000 Brett Tannehill 8874 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - August 6 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-august-6 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e9459d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e9459d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e9459d-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-523825.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>On this episode of Alabama Life: Changes at Alabama Public Radio, making movies in Huntsville with the Film Co-op, and on the road again with storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham.</p> Sun, 06 Aug 2006 17:19:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1468 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - August 6 Alabama Life - July 30, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-july-30-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e934c7-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e934c7-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e934c7-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-522772.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Sweet Potato Queen Jill Connor Browne is coming to Birmingham to help raise funds for Birmingham's Literacy Council. Also, storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham tells a tale about the Civil War and a famous rose bush in downtown Selma, Alabama.</p> Sun, 30 Jul 2006 20:43:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1467 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - July 30, 2006 Alabama Life - July 23, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-july-23-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e9235c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e9235c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e9235c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-521628.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>We start with a report on the drought in Alabama. Then we take a road trip with storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham. First stop: Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church and cemetery.</p> Sun, 23 Jul 2006 18:48:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1463 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - July 23, 2006 Alabama Life - July 16, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-july-16-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e91283-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e91283-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e91283-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-520701.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>On this episode of Alabama Life: A report on a statewide effort to improve students' grades in math and science; a preview of stories to come from Gina Smith, who recently traveled to Cuba; and the storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham misses some of the old adages.</p> Sun, 16 Jul 2006 21:01:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1462 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - July 16, 2006 Alabama Life - July 9 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-july-9 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e90140-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e90140-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e90140-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-518766.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>A look at the summer reading program at the Tuscaloosa Public Library, as well as the Alabama Reading Initiative summer training. Plus, storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham remembers the old Brownie cameras.</p> Sun, 09 Jul 2006 21:11:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1456 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - July 9 Alabama Life - July 2, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-july-2-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e8f03e-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e8f03e-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e8f03e-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-518765.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>A quick wrap-up of some Alabama news, then a summertime story from Storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham.</p> Sun, 02 Jul 2006 21:29:00 +0000 kathryn Tucker Windham 1455 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - July 2, 2006 Alabama Life - June 25, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-june-25-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e8d9b0-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e8d9b0-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e8d9b0-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-517859.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Although it's officially summer, the public and library communities in Alabama have been active. Public librarians are attending a series of town meetings, and educators are learning more about integrating technology into their classrooms. That's on this edition of Alabama Life, as well as a story from the storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham.</p> Sun, 25 Jun 2006 15:54:00 +0000 kathryn Tucker Windham 1452 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - June 25, 2006 Alabama Life - June 11, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-june-11-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e8c48a-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e8c48a-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e8c48a-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-515868.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Alabama citizens vote overwhelmingly for a state amendment banning same-sex marriage. We'll have more details and opinions from folks on the issue on this episode of Alabama Life. Also, APR debuts 2 new podcasts this week. We'll preview one of them. Listen to the APR Events Calendar and hear a story from Kathryn Tucker Windham.</p> Sun, 11 Jun 2006 14:27:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1448 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - June 11, 2006 Alabama Life - June 4, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-june-4-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e8b01e-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e8b01e-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e8b01e-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-514352.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Reps from the College Republicans and Democrats talk about voting; the Storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham has a cool story for a hot day; and we check out the APR Events Calendar.</p> Sun, 04 Jun 2006 15:48:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1445 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - June 4, 2006 Alabama Life - May 28, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-may-28-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e89eab-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e89eab-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e89eab-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-513816.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Memorial Day edition of Alabama Life with a StoryCorps story from a World War II vet, and a story about childhood imagination from the storyteller, Kathryn Tucker Windham.</p> Sun, 28 May 2006 17:08:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1444 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - May 28, 2006 Alabama Life - May 21, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-may-21-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e88d99-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e88d99-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e88d99-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-512676.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Calvin Woods has written a song called, "Wave Your Flag and Say Alabama." Our music director David Duff talked with him about for this edition of Alabama Life. Also, the storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham has a summertime story.</p> Sun, 21 May 2006 17:33:00 +0000 kathryn Tucker Windham 1441 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - May 21, 2006 Alabama Life - May 14, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-may-14-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e87947-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e87947-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e87947-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-512679.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>On this Mother's Day edition of Alabama Life we listen to a conversation recorded at the StoryCorps MobileBooth last November when Nidia Spence interviewed her mother, Lillian Kirby. Then we visit with Alabama folk artist Charlie Lucas, and finally hear a butterfly story from the Storyteller, Kathryn Tucker Windham.</p> Sun, 14 May 2006 14:40:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1438 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - May 14, 2006 Alabama Life - May 7, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-may-7-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e8678c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e8678c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e8678c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-510599.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Podcasting Alabama Life and other programs from Alabama Public Radio; a bit of linguistic analysis from the Storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham. Have you heard of ALL those old sayings? I'll bet you haven't!</p> Sun, 07 May 2006 18:21:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1434 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - May 7, 2006 Alabama Life - April 24, 2006 http://apr.org/post/alabama-life-april-24-2006 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53504a0e84938-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53504a0e84938-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53504a0e84938-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-508839.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>The Montgomery Symphony Orchestra is wrapping up the season with a double header. Our classical music host David Duff asked about it when he spoke to the general manager of the orchestra.</p> <p>Also, President Bush visited Alabama on April 19. He spoke at Tuskegee University, and we'll hear a little bit from his speech today's program.</p> <p>The Storyteller, Kathryn Tucker Windham, talks about one of her trashy hobbies.</p> <p>And finally, a few items from the APR Events Calendar.</p> Mon, 24 Apr 2006 17:02:00 +0000 Kathryn Tucker Windham 1429 at http://apr.org Alabama Life - April 24, 2006