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Henry Faulkner Week: Sweet Evening Breeze (2019)

Sweet Evening Breeze (July 2, 1892 - Dec. 16, 1983) may be the best known Kentuckian in recent memory. James Herndon, or Sweets, as her friends knew her, was beloved by many in the community, from her work at Good Samaritan Hospital, to her baking, to her boundary-pushing performances at clubs, and her womanless wedding fundraisers at local churches and in her own backyard. Artist and activist Robert Morgan joins us again to talk about his relationship and recollections of Sweets. This episode has descriptions of adult situations, so may not be appropriate for all listeners. 

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20

Duration: 

2123

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