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The Cherokee and the Newsman (2018)

Mariam interviews Terry Foody, author of The Cherokee and the Newsman: Kinsmen in Words. They discuss Ms. Foody’s inspiration to write about the two men, their family lives, and how their words contributed to their communities.

Episode #: 

8

Duration: 

1489

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