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Sometimes you need to have a glass of wine, cuppa whatever and listen to a good old weird story. Musical score Resting Place by A Cast of Thousands.

Aug 31, 2023

Mabel Norris Reese shone a light on racism and injustice in Lake County Fla. in the 1950s and 60s before the racist element drove the newspaper editor out of town. Strange Country cohosts and former reporters Beth and Kelly talk about this intrepid journalist and wish that Bugs Bunny gif of him sawing off Florida could somehow come true.

Theme music: Big White Lie by A Cast of Thousands

Cite your sources:

Ortiz, Erik. “Groveland Four, the Black men accused in a 1949 rape, get case dismissed.” NBC News, 22 November 2021, Accessed 16 August 2023.