134th Annual Fancy Farm Picnic

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic opponent in the Kentucky U.S. Senate race, were… read more

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic opponent in the Kentucky U.S. Senate race, were among the speakers at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County. Other speakers included Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear (D) and other candidates for Congress and state offices. During the live broadcast, several videotaped interviews were also shown.

The annual Fancy Farm Picnic, an annual event on the first Saturday in August, began before the Civil War as a gathering among families after tobacco crops were harvested. It was suspended during the war and resumed in 1880. It eventually became a platform for those seeking political office and is open to candidates running for any Kentucky or national office. It is held on the grounds of St. Jerome Catholic Church in Fancy Farm, Kentucky, as a fund-raising event for the church. This is a broadcast of Kentucky Educational Television close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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134th Annual Fancy Farm Picnic

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Program ID:
320666-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Fancy Farm, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Aug 2, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 7, 2014

Airing Details

  • Aug 02, 2014 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 02, 2014 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 02, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 02, 2014 | 8:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 02, 2014 | 8:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 02, 2014 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 02, 2014 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 02, 2014 | 11:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 03, 2014 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 04, 2014 | 11:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2014 | 10:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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