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Mississippi Moments Podcast

These are the stories of our people in their own words. From sharecroppers to governors, the veterans, artists, writers, musicians, leaders, followers, all those who call Mississippi home. Since 1971 we've collected their memories. The technology has changed, but our mission remains the same: to preserve those wonderful stories. Listen to Mississippi Moments Monday through Friday. at 12:30pm on MPB think radio.
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Now displaying: October, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
MS Moments 207: Woodrow Addison- Danger on the Rails

Working on the railroad was always been hard, dangerous work.  Woodrow Addison of McComb recalls the frequent derailments he experienced during his 38 years with Illinois Central.

Oct 22, 2009

Woodrow Addison worked for the Illinois Central Railroad shop in McComb for 38 years.  He worked first as a brakeman and then, a conductor.  Addison contrasts the duties of the two jobs.  He also discusses the advantages of diesel over steam power.

Oct 14, 2009
Many memorable movies have been made in Mississippi. Edna Joseph of Natchez worked for the Mississippi Film Commission finding local talent for these productions. Being involved with several film projects showed Joseph that movie stars are just regular people.
Oct 7, 2009

Growing up on a farm, Natchez resident Alonzo “Duck” Irving learned many things from his mother.  He discusses the food they grew and how he has benefited from his mother's wisdom. 

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