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Fahrenheit 11/9 is a compelling call to action

Fahrenheit 11/9 is a compelling call to action

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

Michael Moore is known for directing provocative documentaries which take on controversial topics like health care in “Sicko,” gun control in “Bowling For Columbine” and the 2003 invasion of Iraq in “Fahrenheit 9/11.” In his latest film, “Fahrenheit 11/9,” Moore takes an in-depth – and...

Trump Comes to Louisville’s Freedom Hall for Rally

President Donald J. Trump began his speech saying,

Shannon Greer and Joseph Kauffman

March 20, 2017

On March 20 2017, Freedom Hall’s almost 19 thousand seats were filled to near capacity. Cheers and signs rose into the air and Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A” blared from the speakers as President Donald J. Trump strode onto the stage. Trump made his visit only a little over...

Let us hate again

Let us hate again

John Boyle, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2016

When I was around 10 years old, my dad took me to see a professional wrestling match in Freedom Hall. It was a circus atmosphere, with snacks, blaring music and kitschy merchandise all available in abundance. Thousands of people packed the room with their favorite signs and middle fingers handy, re...

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of his supporters in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1.

Paige Thompson and Kristin Kennedy

March 3, 2016

Thousands of supporters and protesters gathered to hear presidential candidate Donald Trump speak in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1, just days before the Kentucky Republican caucuses. Supporters and protesters began filling the streets surrounding the Kentucky International Convention Center in the...