Examining the ingredients—time, grain, government regulations—that have made bourbon an enduring national favorite.
When a Battle to Ban Textbooks Became Violent
In 1974, the culture wars came to Kanawha County, West Virginia, inciting protests over school curriculum.
The Tragedy at Buffalo Creek
The historic Buffalo Creek flood tore through a region often exploited by industry—and stereotyped by outsiders.
The Legendary Language of the Appalachian “Holler”
Is the unique Appalachian dialect the preserved language of Elizabethan England? Left over from Scots-Irish immigrants? Or something else altogether?