Kathryn Tucker Windham

Book Review
8:00 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Thirteen Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey

    

“13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey” (Commemorative Edition)
Author: Kathryn Tucker Windham and Margaret Gillis Figh, with a new Afterword by Dilsy Windham Hilley and Ben Windham
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Pages: 124
Price: $29.95 (Hardcover)

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Literacy in Alabama
9:51 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Reading the Signs to Success - part 4

Tuscaloosa AL – This week, APR News has brought you a series of reports about adult literacy. This morning, that 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 ...

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For more information about adult literacy, the Alabama Literacy Hotline is 888-448-7323.

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Arts & Life
12:19 pm
Sun August 6, 2006

Alabama Life - August 6

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.

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Arts & Life
3:43 pm
Sun July 30, 2006

Alabama Life - July 30, 2006

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.

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Arts & Life
1:48 pm
Sun July 23, 2006

Alabama Life - July 23, 2006

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.

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Arts & Life
4:01 pm
Sun July 16, 2006

Alabama Life - July 16, 2006

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.

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Arts & Life
4:11 pm
Sun July 9, 2006

Alabama Life - July 9

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.

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Arts & Life
4:29 pm
Sun July 2, 2006

Alabama Life - July 2, 2006

A quick wrap-up of some Alabama news, then a summertime story from Storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham.

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Arts & Life
10:54 am
Sun June 25, 2006

Alabama Life - June 25, 2006

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.

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Arts & Life
9:27 am
Sun June 11, 2006

Alabama Life - June 11, 2006

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.

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Arts & Life
10:48 am
Sun June 4, 2006

Alabama Life - June 4, 2006

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.

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Arts & Life
12:08 pm
Sun May 28, 2006

Alabama Life - May 28, 2006

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.

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Arts & Life
12:33 pm
Sun May 21, 2006

Alabama Life - May 21, 2006

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.

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The link to Calvin Woods' web site is: www.WaveYourFlagAndSay.com

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Arts & Life
9:40 am
Sun May 14, 2006

Alabama Life - May 14, 2006

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.

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Arts & Life
1:21 pm
Sun May 7, 2006

Alabama Life - May 7, 2006

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!

On this episode of Alabama Life, we replayed two stories first heard on NPR. We cannot include them in the podcast or web version, but you can follow the links below to hear more about them. Click the MP3 link above to hear the podcast version of Alabama Life.

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