The Lincoln Laureates

Bill Kurtis - Service Through Truth

Episode Summary

Bill Kurtis might have been an attorney arguing for victim's rights. But a deadly Kansas twister taught him that a great journalist can reduce the number of victims. In this episode, we hear the powerful journey that inspired his investigative passion. From covering infamous trials to finding the facts behind a whistleblower's story. Bill Kurtis discovered that a story crafted with detail can impact a greater cause. On a lighter note, you'll learn why he feared "Ron Burgundy." Our guest host for this episode is award winning broadcast journalist Bill Plante.