biographies http://kcur.org en Issac Burns Murphy "The Prince of Jockeys" http://kcur.org/post/issac-burns-murphy-prince-jockeys-0 <p>After nearly 120 years, jockey Issac Burns Murphy's winning record is still the highest in American horse racing history. &nbsp;Though he won three Kentucky Derbies and set numerous records throughout his career, Murphy had to deal with the harsh reality of being black in the still deeply segregated South.</p><p>On this edition of <a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/date" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date </em></a>Pellom&nbsp;McDaniels III talks with Steve Kraske about his new biography of "The Prince of Jockeys" whose life and career spanned the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 22:06:48 +0000 Steve Kraske & Jenny Whitty 56385 at http://kcur.org Issac Burns Murphy "The Prince of Jockeys" The Most Trusted Man In America http://kcur.org/post/most-trusted-man-america <p>Many knew him as the <strong>&ldquo;most trusted man in America,&rdquo;</strong> but how well do you <em>really </em>know <strong>Walter Cronkite</strong>?</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 14:58:15 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 18839 at http://kcur.org The Most Trusted Man In America Elizabeth The Queen http://kcur.org/post/elizabeth-queen <p><em>Elizabeth The Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch</em>, is a biography of one of the most public&mdash;and yet most private&mdash;people in the world.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 04:53:46 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 11410 at http://kcur.org Elizabeth The Queen