In Conversation There's a lot going on in Louisville, and WFPL's In Conversation with Rick Howlett gives people a platform to talk — both to each other, and with the larger community — about the biggest issues facing our city, state and region. Live at 11 a.m. every Friday on 89.3 WFPL. Miss the show? Listen here as a weekly podcast.
In Conversation

In Conversation

From 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

There's a lot going on in Louisville, and WFPL's In Conversation with Rick Howlett gives people a platform to talk — both to each other, and with the larger community — about the biggest issues facing our city, state and region. Live at 11 a.m. every Friday on 89.3 WFPL. Miss the show? Listen here as a weekly podcast.

Most Recent Episodes

What's The Outlook For Labor In Kentucky?

This Week In Conversation, we talk labor. From recent right-to-work legislation in Kentucky to groundbreaking reporting on failures in the way the state investigates on-the-job deaths to Harlan County miners protesting to demand their pay, these issues have been in the news lately. We talk with AFL-CIO of Kentucky President Bill Londrigan, University of Louisville labor law professor Ariana Levinson, Eleanor Klibanoff of the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and Sydney Boles of the Ohio Valley ReSource. Click here to support the work we do.

U of L President Optimistic For Schools Future

This Week In Conversation, we talk with University of Louisville President Neeli Bendapudi. A lot has happened at the university over the past few years, from the school's former president resigning and being sued to the head basketball coach and athletic director being fired amid a federal bribery investigation. We talk with President Bendapudi about starting at the university under those situations, and what's next for the school. Click here to support the work we do.

Officials: Sherman Minton Bridge Construction Is Disruptive But Necessary

This week on In Conversation, we talk with officials about the Sherman Minton Bridge's renewal project and how it may affect Louisville and Southern Indiana.

Officials: Sherman Minton Bridge Construction Is Disruptive But Necessary

Advocates Say More Funding, Support Needed To Address Homelessness In Louisville

This week on In Conversation, we talk with advocates about homelessness in Louisville and what's being done to address it.

Advocates Say More Funding, Support Needed To Address Homelessness In Louisville

Advocates: Immigrant Community Fearful But Resilient Amid Deportation Policies

This Week on In Conversation, we talk with advocates about government immigration policies and how they affect Louisville's immigrant population.

Advocates: Immigrant Community Fearful But Resilient Amid Deportation Policies

Louisville's Library System Copes With Cutbacks

This Week on In Conversation, we talk with officials about Louisville's library system, its services and challenges it may face due to the city's budget.

Recap: In Conversation Listens Back to Talks on Vaping, Parks and Vaccinations

This week In Conversation, we listen back to our episodes about vaping, Louisville's parks system and the vaccination debate.

Recap: In Conversation Listens Back to Talks on Vaping, Parks and Vaccinations

Legislators Talk Past, Future of Kentucky's Pension Crunch

This week on In Conversation, we talk with legislators about Kentucky's public pension crunch.

Experts Say Opportunities Lie Ahead for Hemp In Kentucky

This week on In Conversation, we talk about the hemp industry and what kind of future it may have in Kentucky.

This Week in Louisville, Experts Talk City Planning and Urban Design

This week on In Conversation, we learn about urbanism and how it affects Louisville.

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