301. Gerald Smith: Fascist of the Ozarks

It’s the long-awaited return of the Arkansas Time Traveler! For Easter, Clint set out to learn about the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs, and discovered that its founder was a Holocaust-denying fascist and segregationist preacher who ran for president three times and was more influential on modern politics than you might expect.

Music:

Heftone Banjo Orchestra- “Maple Leaf Rag”

Heftone Banjo Orchestra- “Eli Green’s Cakewalk”

Heftone Banjo Orchestra- “Semper Fidelis”

Heftone Banjo Orchestra- “Policy King”

Heftone Banjo Orchestra- “Guatemala-Panama March”

Heftone Banjo Orchestra- “Whistling Rufus”


206. Dogpatch USA

Once upon a time, somewhere between Magic Springs and Silver Dollar City, there used to be one of the most prosperous hillbilly-themed parks in history. For the surprising rise and spectacular fall, tune-in to Clint's latest episode (the last of the season!). 

Originally recorded in June 2018. 

Intro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Maple Leaf Rag"
Outro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Whistling Rufus"

Other songs on the episode:
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Peaceful Henry"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Policy King"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Dill Pickles"

205. Statehood

Join Clint for the story of Arkansas's entry into the union and the politics and contingencies that made it take the shape we recognize today. 

Intro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Maple Leaf Rag"
Outro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Whistling Rufus"

Other Songs in the Episode: 
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Guatemala-Panama March"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Down-Home Rag"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Eli Green's Cakewalk"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Policy King"
 

204. Arkansas Oddities II: Schemes, Scams, and Hoaxes

Join Clint for another episode of Arkansas Oddities. This time, Clint chases down the stories of some of the states most interesting ne'erdowells. 

Intro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Maple Leaf Rag"
Outro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Whistling Rufus"

Other Songs in the Episode:

Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Peaceful Henry"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Dill Pickles"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Policy King"

203. The Elaine Massacre

The Elaine Massacre of 1919 was the deadliest racial conflict in Arkansas and one of the deadliest massacres in United States history. On this episode of Arkansas Time Traveler, Clint walks through the inciting events and questions whether the event was truly exceptional in the state's history.

Intro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Maple Leaf Rag"
Outro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Whistling Rufus"

Other Songs in the Episode:
Liszt - "Elegy No. 2"
Liszt - "Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth"

202. The Brooks-Baxter War

If you've heard of the Brooks-Baxter War, chances are you haven't heard the real story. Join your host Clint for one of the most confusing moments in Arkansas history with some of the biggest ramifications for denizens in the state.

Intro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Maple Leaf Rag"
Outro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Whistling Rufus"

Other Songs in the Episode:

Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Peaceful Henry"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Dill Pickles"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Policy King"

201. Mafia Stories: Lucky Luciano

The mafia has a storied history in Arkansas. Join Clint as he tells the story of one Lucky Luciano, a mobster on the run, to kick off the second season of Arkansas Time Traveler.

Intro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Maple Leaf Rag"
Outro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Whistling Rufus"

Other songs in the episode:
New Orleans Rhythm Kings - "Livery Stable Blues"
Ted Lewis and his Band - "Hot Lips"
 

106. Arkansas Oddities I: Dead Men, Monsters, and UFOs

It's the season finale of Arkansas Time Traveler! Join Clint for strange and interesting legends and true stories from around Arkansas. Follow Arkansas Time Traveler on Facebook for more history tidbits and previews of the next season due out in Spring 2018. 

Intro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Maple Leaf Rag"
Outro: Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Whistling Rufus"

Other Songs in the Episode:

Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Dill Pickles"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Policy King"
Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Peaceful Henry"