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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”


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"
 

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"

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"

104. Town Names

Ever wondered about those place names in Arkansas? What's "Toad Suck" all about? And why would "Ink" ever make the cut? Learn about Bald Knob, Maumelle, and many more with Clint in the fourth episode of the Arkansas Time Traveler. 

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103. The Arsenal Crisis

Join Clint for yet another crisis. This time, Arkansas Time Traveler goes back to the eve of the Civil War when Arkansas almost beat South Carolina to the punch. 

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

Other Songs Featured:
The Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Policy King"
The Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Peaceful Henry"
The Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Dill Pickles"