Bear Grease

Ep. 10: Moonshine, NASCAR, and Bear Hunting (Appalachian Culture, Part 2)

Ep. 10: Moonshine, NASCAR, and Bear Hunting (Appalachian Culture, Part 2)

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On this episode, Clay continues to explore southern Appalachian culture. He interviews Roy Clark about his bear hunting and Plott hounds. You’ll hear both laughter and tears. Then we dive in with Dr. Daniel Pierce to learn about the complex history of moonshine, prohibition, and it’s interesting connection to NASCAR. Lastly, we explore with a curious eye the snake handling churches of Appalachia. We’re not making heroes or villains, we’re just telling an American story.

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