In Winter 2000 the dead mule rides again, we commemorate Wilmington’s race riot, we examine the odyssey of Jerry Lee Lewis, we tune in to 40 years of the New Lost City Ramblers, and we look at the economic divergence of North and South.
"Joseph Crespino's interpretation of To Kill a Mockingbird must be politically motivated, because it certainly is not based on the text."
"This old mule has a lot of kick left."
"Uncle Jimbo 'once won a twenty-dollar bet by eating a bologna sandwich while sitting on a dead mule.'"
"On November 10, 1898, an armed mob of whites destroyed the state's only daily African American newspaper by burning the building in which is was housed."
"Mike Seeger, a conscientious objector during the Korean War, was fulfilling his alternative national service as a dishwasher in a tuberculosis hospital."
"Plantations dominated the southern economy by the 1770s, and those who controlled them had decisively shaped the region's economic course, and, perhaps, destiny."
But they're not as common as they used to be, these old farmers in faded overalls, in khaki shirts washed thin and almost white, brogans, hats usually: dusty as a March field.
The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999
University Press of Virginia, 1999
Louisiana State University Press, 1999
University of North Carolina Press, 2000
Columbia Legacy, 2000; Rounder, 2000; Rounder, 2000; Arhoolie, 2000
"'This old boy wanted to kill me a while back because I married his daughter, but we're friends again now.'"
"He was in love, he protested, and he just wanted the South to stay as it was for now . . ."