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Mississippi Moments Podcast

After fifty years, we've heard it all. From the horrors of war to the struggle for civil rights, Mississippians have shared their stories with us. The writers, the soldiers, the activists, the musicians, the politicians, the comedians, the teachers, the farmers, the sharecroppers, the survivors, the winners, the losers, the haves, and the have-nots. They've all entrusted us with their memories, by the thousands. You like stories? We've got stories. After fifty years, we've heard it all.
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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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