Kentucky Political Picnic Organizers Hope To Avoid Food Fight
Friday, August 01, 2014
The annual Fancy Farm picnic in Kentucky is the place to see and be seen for political candidates. The event has drawn many national figures in its 80-year history, including Al Gore and George Wallace. But the picnic has a reputation for being a raucous event.
As Phillip Bailey of Here & Now contributing station WFPL reports, organizers are trying to tamp down what they call “the scream fest,” as the event promises to attract a bigger audience then ever.