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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Apr 25, 2020

A few weeks ago we told about the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic that swept across Appalachia.  Today we return to tell more of that story.

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Apr 18, 2020

In the 1940's workers, scientists and the military came to Anderson County, Tennessee, and built a city in which to develop an atomic weapon.  The weight of what they were doing came to be too much for one Naval ensign.  Today we tell what happened.

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Apr 11, 2020

At the start of the Civil War, the Appalachian part of Tennessee voted 2-1 to remain a part of the United States in that state's secession vote.  When Tennessee left the Union and joined the Confederacy, those loyalists defended that Union, leading to summary executions and marshal law.  Today we tell their story.

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Apr 4, 2020

Appalachia is filled with unique and colorful characters.  Today we tell the story of one of them: journalist, baseball entrepreneur, self-promoter and chronicler of life in southern Appalachia through the medium of Super-8 movie film, Virgil Q. Wacks, of Lee County, Virginia.

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