Interview with Kathleen Ruth "Kakie" Urch, July 2, 2009

Project: History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Urch talks about the work she did to help WRFL get on the air and some of the memories she has of that time. She talks about her academic history, the piece she wrote for the Kentucky Kernel about the need for a radio station, her role as music director, and the work she did to get the administration and the record companies interested in the station. She also talks about the local music scene in Lexington and Louisville, her passion for music, and the memories she has of the people who helped build the station.

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2009oh137_hbk059

Interviewee Name

Kathleen Ruth "Kakie" Urch

Interviewer Name

Mick Jeffries

Interview Date

2009-07-02

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Urch, Kathleen Ruth Interview by Mick Jeffries. 02 Jul. 2009. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Urch, K.R. (2009, July 02). Interview by M. Jeffries. History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Urch, Kathleen Ruth, interview by Mick Jeffries. July 02, 2009, History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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