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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: August, 2010
Aug 11, 2010

An army requires daily deliveries of food, ammunition and other supplies.  Mark Whitney of Natchez recalls working as a naval supply supervisor in Vietnam.  As a supply supervisor, Whitney learned that the locals were much smarter than the Americans assumed they were.

Aug 11, 2010

Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Roy Noble Lee was interested in the law from an early age. Lee reflects on this and the courtroom atmosphere of 1920s Brandon, Mississippi. Justice Lee also recounts getting the opportunity to try his first criminal case, at the age of 19.

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