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Mississippi Moments Podcast

These are the stories of our people in their own words. From sharecroppers to governors, the veterans, artists, writers, musicians, leaders, followers, all those who call Mississippi home. Since 1971 we've collected their memories. The technology has changed, but our mission remains the same: to preserve those wonderful stories. Listen to Mississippi Moments Monday through Friday. at 12:30pm on MPB think radio.
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Now displaying: April, 2009
Apr 16, 2009
MS Moments 95 Country StoresJames Harris Jr. and Dr. John Douglas Jr. recall their youthful days buying snacks and swapping stories at the ole country store.
Apr 16, 2009
MS Moments 90 Civil War LegaciesKenneth O. Williams and Legrand Capers speak of the legacies of the Civil War in Mississippi.
Apr 16, 2009
MS Moments 92 Minstrel ShowsLegrand Capers and Libby Hollingsworth share fond memories of attending traveling variety shows of the early 20th century.
Apr 16, 2009
MS Moments 26 Stennis Space CenterHarry Guin, A.D. Kellar, and Ken Cashion explain how the Stennis Space Center evolved and changed the face of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Apr 9, 2009
MS Moments 38 Chinese in Mississippi

Chinese Americans Vera Penney Gong, Luck Wing, and John Wing discuss their experiences living outside of a black and white racial identity during segregation in Mississippi.  (photo of students of the only all-Chinese school in Bolivar County, 1938)

Apr 9, 2009
MS Moments 6 Dave Legendary Red Sox Hall of Famer, Boo Ferriss, shares the most memorable experiences of his baseball career, while noting the value and importance of education.
Apr 6, 2009
MS Moments 156 Broadcasting Pioneer Jobie Martin

Jobie Martin reminisces about his early career and entering unchartered territory as the first African American to host his own television show in Mississippi.

Apr 2, 2009
MS Moments 80 Korean WarKorean War veteran Sidney Berry recalls the harsh reality of killing enemy soldiers.  Rodney Duke describes the torture he endured as a prisoner of war.
Apr 2, 2009
MS Moments 175 Mississippi Choctaw IndiansKenneth and Jason York discuss the history of the Choctaws and contemporary challenges of retaining their traditional values and culture.
Apr 2, 2009
MS Moments 32 Evelyn GandyEvelyn Gandy speaks about serving the people and breaking barriers for women during her distinguished legislative career.
Apr 2, 2009
MS Moments 34 Willie MorrisMississippi writer Willie Morris entertains with recollections of a youthful prank, meeting with Robert Frost, and lunch in Greenwich Village.
Apr 2, 2009
MS Moments 36 William FaulknerShelby Foote and Bell Wiley reminisce about the literary skill and eccentricities of their friend and colleague William Faulkner.
Apr 2, 2009
MS Moments 33 Novelist and Historian Shelby FooteNovelist and historian Shelby Foote discusses his approach to writing, opinion of Jefferson Davis, and friendship with William Faulkner.
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