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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Dr. Thomas Schwartz’s Interview for The Vietnam War: East Tennessee

Dr. Thomas Schwartz, Professor of History, Vanderbilt University Interview Transcript from The Vietnam War: East Tennessee East Tennessee PBS Dr. Thomas Schwartz appears in 3 episodes of The Vietnam War: East Tennessee: A Sense of Revolution, A True American, and Generations. His extensive interview touches on causes of the Vietnam War, who fought in the war, how

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Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Dr. Cynthia G. Fleming’s Interview for “The Vietnam War: East Tennessee”

Cynthia Griggs Fleming, Ph.D., is a Professor Emeritus from the University of Tennessee’s Department of History. She was also an undergraduate student at Knoxville College, from 1967-1970. Dr. Fleming was interviewed for the East Tennessee PBS 2017...

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Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Dr. Jon Shefner’s Interview for “The Vietnam War: East Tennessee”

Jon Shefner, Ph.D., is head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee. His scholarly work focuses on sociology, political science, and social movements. He is the co-author of several books, including Globalization and Beyond:...

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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Art Can Save Lives ~ Why the NEA Matters

By: Kerry Reed I adopted three children from foster care. They came from horrendous abuse and neglect, so horrific the police officer who removed them quit and had to get psychological care. My children’s healing began in...

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Monday, December 12th, 2016

When Hell Broke Loose at Standing Rock

By: Cindy Moffett “They shot me.” Weeks later, Mark Runge still sounds stunned. On Sunday, November 20, after a 22-hour drive from Maryville, Tenn., high school teacher Runge reached Standing Rock, North Dakota. There the Oceti Sakowin,...

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Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Short Story: From the Inside Out

Halloween is the perfect time to enjoy this amusing ghost story from Three Bridges: An Anthology (2014, Word Portrait Writing Services, 168 pages). The book’s title is also its theme: all 11 short stories reference one or more...

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Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Spirit of Nations Powwow 2016

Photos courtesy of Indian Creek Productions The Spirit of Nations Powwow, one of the best regional events of the year, is scheduled for Saturday, August 13, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. For the second year in...

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Friday, April 29th, 2016

It’s National Poetry Month

We are sneaking in under April’s curfew for National Poetry Month! These poems originally appeared in Knoxzine’s 2015 April/May print issue. Since our print circulation was small, we wanted to resurrect these poems for a larger online...

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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Advice from the Women In Jazz Jam Festival

Here are a few of the performers from the Women in Jazz Jam Festival discussing their experiences as musicians. See them perform in Knoxville, TN, on March 18-20, 2016. Sarah Clapp What is your instrument?  I’m a...

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Friday, January 15th, 2016

Long Distance Hiking Earworms

By: Debra Dylan When we went hiking with llamas, our guide told us about his miserable and unsuccessful attempt to hike the Appalachian Trail. Adding to his low self-esteem was a group of hikers who kept singing...

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Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Where We Live: John Messner’s Crime & Street Photography

Photos by: John Messner Article by: Debra Dylan “When I was sixteen, a man taught me black and white photography, and I started working at a newspaper. That was over thirty years ago,” says John Messner. Today...

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Moving Forward After A Mass Shooting

Cover photo by: Kelsey Smith Article by: Teryn Dixon When I was 10 years old, a man barged into my church and opened fire on my congregation during a production of the musical Annie Jr. Nine people were...

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Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Exploring Moscow: Bulgakov, Brick, and Borsch

Photos & article by: Michelle Sanders This fall, I was presented with the opportunity to visit Russia, a goal on my bucket list since childhood. After researching, brushing up my language skills, and obtaining a visa, I...

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Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Aussie Anti-Tourists Live It Up in East Tennessee

By: Judy S. Blackstock It is 9,750 miles one way from Melbourne, Australia to Knoxville,Tennessee. It’s a long way to travel to attend a few football games and concerts, but Graham and Debbie Blackley left their lovely...

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Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee 2016

By: Debra Dylan This inspriring and non-traditional pageant was held on October 24 at the Crowne Plaza in Knoxville. Carly Pearson, a former national park firefighter, is Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee 2016.  She is also the subject of...

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