Tennessee Talks

21 08, 2023

Session 11: From Dixie to Rocky Top: Music and Meaning in Southeastern Conference Football by Carrie Allen Tipton

2023-11-09T12:09:51-06:00

Tracing the story of Southeastern Conference (SEC) fight songs from the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first century, author Carrie Allen Tipton places this [...]

Session 11: From Dixie to Rocky Top: Music and Meaning in Southeastern Conference Football by Carrie Allen Tipton2023-11-09T12:09:51-06:00
21 08, 2023

Session 10: The Last Ride: Murder, Money, and the Sensational Trial that Captivated Nashville by Martha Smith Tate

2023-10-12T08:50:58-06:00

On May 24, 1968, prominent Chevrolet dealer and self-made millionaire W. Haynie Gourley was murdered. The exhaustive manhunt, police investigation, and trial mesmerized the [...]

Session 10: The Last Ride: Murder, Money, and the Sensational Trial that Captivated Nashville by Martha Smith Tate2023-10-12T08:50:58-06:00
21 12, 2022

Session 6: Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom by Tiya Miles

2023-05-10T10:38:50-06:00

Ties that Bind tells the story of Shoe Boots, a Cherokee warrior and farmer, and Doll, an African slave he acquired in the late [...]

Session 6: Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom by Tiya Miles2023-05-10T10:38:50-06:00
21 12, 2022

Session 5: Coal Miner’s Daughter by Loretta Lynn with George Vecsey

2023-05-10T10:28:20-06:00

Loretta Lynn recorded the song “Coal Miner’s Daughter” in 1971. Her autobiography of the same name followed in 1976 and the movie in 1980. [...]

Session 5: Coal Miner’s Daughter by Loretta Lynn with George Vecsey2023-05-10T10:28:20-06:00
25 07, 2022

Session 4: Mastodons to Mississippians: Adventures in Nashville’s Deep Past by Aaron Deter-Wolf and Dr. Tanya M. Peres

2023-05-10T10:33:52-06:00

During the period between 1000 and 1425 CE, a thriving indigenous culture, the Middle Cumberland Mississippians, lived along the Cumberland River. Public spaces stretched [...]

Session 4: Mastodons to Mississippians: Adventures in Nashville’s Deep Past by Aaron Deter-Wolf and Dr. Tanya M. Peres2023-05-10T10:33:52-06:00
25 07, 2022

Session 3: Full Court Press: How Pat Summitt, a High School Basketball Player, and a Legal Team Changed the Game by William Haltom and Amanda Swanson

2023-05-10T10:32:51-06:00

In 1976, the case Victoria Cape v. the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association changed how girls played basketball. Cape, a junior at Oak Ridge [...]

Session 3: Full Court Press: How Pat Summitt, a High School Basketball Player, and a Legal Team Changed the Game by William Haltom and Amanda Swanson2023-05-10T10:32:51-06:00
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