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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"

102. Before Central High

Most students of the Civil Rights era know about Little Rock's Central High Crisis, but few know that the story of integration in Arkansas's public schools doesn't actually start there. Join Clint for the story of integration in Arkansas before Central High.

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

Other Music
The Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Music Box Rag"
The Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Semper Fidelis"

 

 

101. The Banking Crisis

Inaugural episode of Big Rock Switchboard's first history podcast! Join your host Clint as he walks us through the maze of nineteenth-century Arkansas's money problems and how those problems helped set Arkansas's fiscal trajectory all the way to the twenty-first century.

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

Other Music
Morrison Brothers - "Ozark Waltz"
Sam Long - "Echoes of the Ozarks"
Sam Long - "Seneca Square Dance"
Carter Brothers & Son - "Robinson County"
The Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Peaceful Henry"
The Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Policy King"
The Heftone Banjo Orchestra - "Dill Pickles"