Tennessee Backroads

Tennessee Backroads

Life in the country is simple, yet also complicated. Storytellers speak from the heart of rural America. Feeling out of place, Cindy Putman learn important life lessons watching Mr. Rogers; Jim Everitt writes a sign to find a wife...and is surprised(!); and Ruth Phipps and her intellectually disabled daughter challenge the norms and their neighbors' ideas of unconditional love and inclusion. Three storytellers, three interpretations of TENNESSEE BACKROADS, hosted by Demetria Kalodimos. Produced in collaboration with WCTE in Tennessee.
November 29, 2020 7:00 am on WORLD | Episode #220 | 27 minutes

Stories from the Stage

Series Overview

Explore the art of storytelling through interviews with the storytellers talking about their craft, their on-stage performances, and comments and stories from the audience. Theresa Okokon and Wes Hazard host, introducing each episode's theme.