"He had no sense of humor especially about himself."

Judge Joe Pigott tells his wife, Lorraine, about his step-grandfather's reaction to a famous radio broadcast in 1938.
Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
Judge Joe Pigott tells his wife, Lorraine, about his step-grandfather's reaction to a famous radio broadcast in 1938.
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Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
Produced by
Nadia Reiman & Michael Garofalo

Facilitated by
Alex Wright

In Partnership with
Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Themes
Growing Up
Witness

"If somebody was coming down the road, they were either coming to see us or they were lost."

Lucky Osborne tells his wife, Debi, about growing up with his grandparents in rural Mississippi.
Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
Lucky Osborne tells his wife, Debi, about growing up with his grandparents in rural Mississippi.
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Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Nick Pumilia

Themes
Growing Up

"The first flight I had was an early morning flight..."

Dorothy Hayes tells her son, Keys, about being an airline stewardess in the 1940s.
Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
Dorothy Hayes tells her son, Keys, about being an airline stewardess in the 1940s.
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Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
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Facilitated by
Nick Pumilia

Themes
Work

"Mom and Dad drove that Model T truck loaded to the hilt..."

Evelyn Palmour and her sister, Doreene McCoy, remember moving to Oklahoma during the Depression.
Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
Evelyn Palmour and her sister, Doreene McCoy, remember moving to Oklahoma during the Depression.
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Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
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Facilitated by
Alexandria Wright

Themes
Growing Up

"He said, 'Well, Judge, I'm disappointed in you...'"

Judge Joe Pigott tells his wife, Lorraine, about Willie Earl "Pip" Dow, a man he sentenced many times.
Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
Judge Joe Pigott tells his wife, Lorraine, about Willie Earl "Pip" Dow, a man he sentenced many times.
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Recorded in Jackson, Mississippi
Produced by
Michael Garofalo

Facilitated by
Alexandria Wright

Themes
Friendship
Work