Memphis

Nathan Bedford Forrest

Mar 23, 2012

Nathan Bedford Forrest is best known for his role as a brilliant military strategist for the Confederacy during the Civil War and as one of the founders of the Ku Klux Klan. But there's more to Forrest's story than that.

I know why newspapers are in trouble. Sure, there’s been a flood of competitive media. Especially the Internet. And fewer people today want a whole lot more than headlines. And only we older people, apparently, appreciate a hands-on newspaper experience. 

Bard Cole / WKNO

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, the panel discusses Municipal Schools, as well as a law that will release as many as twelve thousand drug felons nationwide. 

Bard Cole / WKNO

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, the panel discusses Municipal Schools, as well as a law that will release as many as twelve thousand drug felons nationwide.

Bard Cole / WKNO

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, our panel looks at the annexation battle which is playing out between the Tennessee state legislature and the Memphis City Council, school consolidation, and good economic news for Memphis companies. 

Bard Cole / WKNO

This week, the Behind the Headlines panel discusses the reports on suburban schools which conclude that Germantown, Bartlett, and Collierville could get existing school buildings at no cost. Plus,the County Commission's debate over redistricting almost comes to blows.

Elaine Blanchard

Prison Stories is Voices of the South's latest outreach program, providing a year-long writing and theatre intensive for women currently serving time in the Shelby County Prison System.  

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: questions about minority hiring on the Electrolux project and the passing of Gene Bartow, former Memphis Tigers basketball coach.

City of Memphis

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, is joined by Les Smith and Lauren Lee of Fox 13 for a roundtable press conference with Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton.

Bard Cole / WKNO

 

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: more problems surrounding the Millington corruption investigation, and Carol Chumney decides to run for District Attorney General.

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