Arkansas

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”


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"

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"