One of the longest running broadcasts in America
The Moral Side of the News is one of the longest running public affairs programs in American broadcast history. It’s first broadcast was May 14, 1952 on 840 WHAS and WHAS-TV.
Each week, a panel of clergy from diverse faiths discuss current affairs and give their unique moral perspectives.
The Moral Side of the News 30-minute television show is seen Sunday at 5:30am on WHAS-TV (DT 11.1) and heard Sunday at 8:30pm on Newsradio 840 WHAS. Other iHeart Media radio outlets also carry the program.
Here’s the entire broadcast schedule:
The Faith Channel (Insight Cable Digital 96.9)
The Crusade Advisory Council
The WHAS Crusade for Children has been tied to the Moral Side of the News from the very beginning. Moral Side panel members are part of the Crusade Advisory Council. This independent board of interdenominational ministers decides how donations are distributed each year. They volunteer their time ensuring that 100 percent of your donation to the Crusade directly improves the lives of children with special needs.
Representatives from agencies, schools and hospitals apply for grants and appear before the council during grant hearings held each spring. Once the hearings are complete, the advisory council determines which agencies receive Crusade donations.
Since agency grant requests far exceed donations to the Crusade each year, the advisory council has difficult decisions to make.
Moral Side Panelists
Five panelists rotate onto each week’s show moderated by John Blim of the WHAS Crusade for Children staff.
Dr. Charles Burton
Second Baptist Church
Rev. Clay Calloway
West Louisville Ministers Coalition
Dr. Greg Earwood
Retired – Baptist Seminary of Kentucky
Father Joe Graffis
Archdiocese of Louisville
Father Bill Hammer
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
Rev. Sally McClain
Retired – Edenside Christian Church
Rabbi Emeritus Stanley Miles
Retired – Temple Shalom
Dr. Tom Mobley
Louisville Bible College
Rev. Conrad Moorer
Retired – Northside Church of Christ
Rabbi Gaylia Rooks
Rev. Daniel Corrie Shull
Burnett Avenue Baptist Church
Dr. John Slider
Breckenridge Chapel, Free Methodist
Father Tony Smith
St. Lawrence Catholic Church
Dr. G. A. Shareef
River Road Mosque
Father John Stoltz
St. Aloysius Catholic Church
Pewee Valley, Kentucky
Dr. Marian Taylor
South Frankfort Presbyterian Church
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