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Sunflower Journeys - History Lessons

Date and Time: October 8, 2020, 8:30 PM CT

Location: KTWU TV Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka
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"Sunflower Journeys" is a documentary television series that airs on KTWU Public Television, Topeka.

Hosted by Chris Hernandez

We visit historic Ward Meade Park in Topeka to learn about the history of Ward Meade Mansion, Old Prairie Town and the nationally known botanical garden. Then, host Chris Hernandez is joined in our studio by first-time author Chuck Warner of Lawrence, to talk about his book Birds, Bones, and Beetles: The Improbable Career and Remarkable Legacy of University of Kansas Naturalist Charles D. Bunker. Finally, we look back at the Bloody Benders, the murderous family from Cherryvale, and the reenactments filmed at historic Ward Meade Park in Topeka.

Sponsored by: KTWU TV Washburn University

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