Kentucky Historical Society
Former Gov. Collins to Speak at Clark Medallion Presentation
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 18,
2014) — Former Kentucky Gov.
Martha Layne Collins
will be the featured speaker at the presentation ceremony for this year’s
winner of the Thomas D. Clark Medallion award. The event, which is free and
open to the public, is scheduled Feb. 27 at 4 p.m. in
the Brown-Forman room at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky
C. Clinger and Michael W. Hail will receive the medallion for editing “Kentucky Government,
Politics and Public Policy.”
Gov. Collins will speak on her experiences in state
government and Jack Brammer, Frankfort reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader, will moderate the
“Kentucky Government, Politics and Public Policy” is a comprehensive volume on
Kentucky government and politics featuring contributions from well-known
political scientists. It covers state and local institutions, policy issues
facing the state, future political developments in the state and supplemental
documents of interest.
Thomas D. Clark Foundation was established in 1994 in honor of the late Thomas
Clark, who was Kentucky’s historian laureate and founder of the University
Press of Kentucky.
Since 2012, the foundation has chosen one book that highlights Kentucky history
and culture to be honored with a Thomas D. Clark Medallion. “Kentucky Government, Politics, and Public
Policy” is the second book to be honored with the award.
For more information, contact Laurel Harper, KHS director of
marketing communications, at 502-564-1792, ext. 4489 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the
Kentucky Historical Society, established in 1836, is committed to helping
people understand, cherish and share Kentucky's history by providing connections to the past, perspective on the
present and inspiration for the future. The KHS history campus includes the
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, the Old State Capitol and the
Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal. For more information
about the Kentucky Historical Society and its programs, visit www.history.ky.gov.