Following the Civil War, Memphis emerged a center of black progress, optimism, and cultural ferment, after a period of turmoil. Preston Lauterbach joins host Jonathan Judaken for an in-depth discussion in advance of the launch of Lauterbach's latest book, Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis.
Philip Mudd, former Deputy Director of the Counter-terrorist Center at the CIA, shares insights on terrorism with WKNO's Pierre Kimsey.
Mudd is author of the book "Take Down: Inside the Hunt for Al Qaeda." He was also the Deputy Director of the National Security Branch at the FBI. He has recently moved to Memphis and works in the private sector. Read more about him here.
Cordova Farmer’s Market (1150 N. Germantown Parkway; 901-417-8407) has an extensive exotic produce section. As Biggs pointed out during our visit, "if you don't know what it is, it's probably good in a soup."