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Stories-A History of Appalachia

May 30, 2020

Today we tell how Adolf Hitler came to be in eastern Kentucky after World War II...not.  It's actually a story about a massive con job on post-war Nazi sympathizers all done from Middlesboro, Kentucky.  

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May 23, 2020

Today we tell the story of Lillian Grace Browder who, with her husband Carl, robbed the Farmer's Bank in Louisville, Kentucky.  In the process she earned the distinction of being the first woman to be convicted of that crime in the state.

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May 16, 2020

In 1982 a man in Nashville managed to con enough people to earn a spot in the Nascar race in Talladega, Alabama.  He made it a few laps, earned a little prize money, then vanished, leaving behind several bounced checks and no clue who he really was.  

Today we tell you the story of a man who called himself L....


May 9, 2020

In 1907 a woman was killed in a cemetery that straddled the border between Virginia and Tennessee in Bristol.  Newspapers of the day soon turned this crime into a media circus, especially after it was linked to a prior homicide in the city.  

In this, our 300th podcast episode, we tell you that story.

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May 2, 2020

In 1937 a devout Christian man in Sequatchie County, Tennessee, was instructed by the Lord to begin a fast.  He did as he was told and at the same time attracted the attention of a nation in the grip of the Great Depression.  Today we tell his story.

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