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Documentaries in the Library: Appalachian Series

Discuss and discover how aspects of Appalachia have been explored through film and video at the University of Tennessee Libraries this spring, with its Documentaries in the Library series.

Thursday March 8 The Appalachians: Culture of Survival with discussion led by Jack Neely, Metro Pulse columnist.

Monday, March 19 Trail of Tears: A Cherokee Legacy (no discussion; attend Dr. John Finger’s lecture on March 20 at Special Collections)

Wednesday, March 28 Fixin to Tell about Jack and Hamper McBee: Raw Mash with discussion led by Michael Lofaro, professor of English.

Wednesday, April 4
Clinton and the Law: Desegregation in Clinton, Tennessee and selections from You Got to Move with discussion led by Susan Williams from the Highlander Research Center and a special presentation by Alfred Williams, one of the Clinton Twelve.

Wednesday, April 18 Appalachian Impressions: Hiking the Appalachian Trail, with discussion led by Ken Wise, author of The Best Short Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Wednesday, April 25 Selections from Louie Bluie, Sprout Wings and Fly, and Nimrod Workman: to fit my own category with discussion led by Sean McCullough, professor of music.

All showings are free and open to the public and will be held in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of Hodges Library beginning at 7 p.m.

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