Kathryn Tucker Windham

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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Arts & Life
12:02 pm
Mon April 24, 2006

Alabama Life - April 24, 2006

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. 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. The Storyteller, Kathryn Tucker Windham, talks about one of her trashy hobbies. And finally, a few items from the APR Events Calendar.

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Arts & Life
3:13 pm
Sun April 16, 2006

Alabama Life - April 16, 2006

Unusually dry in southern parts of Alabama? Get the details on this episode of Alabama Life. Plus the storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham remembers a baby Easter chick she got as a kid. It didn't turn out so well.

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Arts & Life
2:22 pm
Sun April 9, 2006

Alabama Life - April 9, 2006

Brett Tannehill has a story about filing taxes online; Butler Cain talks with our Montgomery Bureau reporter Gina Smith about the end of the 2006 regular legislative session; Kathryn Tucker Windham talks about weather-predicting chickens.

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Arts & Life
11:05 am
Sun April 2, 2006

Alabama Life - April 2, 2006

Following up on a couple of stories regarding Sunshine Week, a 'surprise-in-the-mail' story from Kathryn Tucker Windham, and raising money for Alabama Public Radio.

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Arts & Life
9:33 am
Sun March 26, 2006

Alabama Life - March 26, 2006

On this episode of Alabama Life, we're exploring Spring through the stories of the storyteller, Kathyrn Tucker Windham.

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Arts & Life
3:48 pm
Sun March 19, 2006

Alabama Life - March 19, 2006

Alabama Governor Bob Riley talks with APR's Gina Smith. Brett Tannehill looks into a story about bamboo farms in Alabama. And storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham talks about one inch tall weather forecasters.

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Arts & Life
3:23 pm
Sun March 12, 2006

Alabama Life - March 12, 2005

On the show today: Sunshine Week, the Sucarnochee Revue and Kathryn Tucker Windham's favorite winter flower.

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Sunshine week is an effort to educate people about their rights to government records. APR News director Butler Cain spoke with the executive director of the Alabama Press Association about it.

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Arts & Life
12:08 pm
Wed March 1, 2006

Alabama Life - February 26, 2006

Experimenting with alternative fuels in Auburn; remembering Mabel Smythe Haith and her contribution to the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in Atlanta; early signs of Spring and its effect on Alabama's peach crop; and storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham's tattoo story.

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Arts & Life
4:30 pm
Sun December 4, 2005

Listen to Alabama Life from 12-04-2005

Several feature stories from the APR News team and a story from Kathryn Tucker Windham.

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Brett Tannehill brings a story about a recent federal court ruling that has given new life for the endangered Alabama sturgeon.

Jennifer DeFrance has a story about hunting and fishing opportunities the state offers for people with disabilities.

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Arts & Life
10:04 am
Sun November 27, 2005

Listen to Alabama Life from 11-27-2005

On this edition of Alabama Life: StoryCorps interviews, Events Calendar and a story from the Storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham.

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On this week's show, two StoryCorps interviews: 1) Two friends who had to leave their homes in Louisiana because of Hurricane Katrina. 2) A daughter interviews her mother about moving from Nicaragua to the United States.

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Arts & Life
12:18 pm
Sun November 20, 2005

Listen to Alabama Life from 11-20-2005

On this edition of Alabama Life: Two StoryCorps interviews, a preview of holiday events, and old sayings from Kathryn Tucker Windham.

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Today on Alabama Life, we continue to bring you the interviews and stories told by Alabamians who have participated in the StoryCorps project.

Bass player Cleveland Eaton talks with his daughter, Tania Adams.

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Arts & Life
1:13 pm
Sun November 13, 2005

Listen to Alabama Life from 11-13-2005

On this edition of Alabama Life, listen to a story from a veteran of WWII, hear the history of Discovering Alabama, and learn what it was like to work in the newspaper business before computers.

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StoryCorps is still in Alabama. On Veterans' Day they recorded several stories with veterans. On this edition of Alabama Life, we'll hear from one who was taken prisoner during World War II.

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