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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Mar 28, 2020

In 1931 a Chattanooga woman made baseball history by striking out, back to back, two Yankee legends.  Today we tell her story.

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Mar 21, 2020

They say that history doesn't repeat itself.  While that's certainly true, it's also true that history does tend to rhyme every now and then.

Today we tell the story of the Spanish flu, a story that could have come from today's headlines, except it's actually about a pandemic  that happened 102 years ago.  

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Mar 14, 2020

When the Bell family left North Carolina to settle in Tennessee they imagined a new life with lots of opportunity.  They got that, along with a spirit, or witch, or demon, take your pick.  Today we tell the story of the Bell Witch.

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Mar 7, 2020

Today we continue the story of labor activist Mother Jones, beloved by generations of Appalachian coal miners.

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Thanks for listening and for sharing our stories of Appalachian history.