Thunder On the Mountain: Matthew M. Neely of West Virginia

Thunder On the Mountain: Matthew M. Neely of West Virginia

By Ray Hill Matthew Mansfield Neely may be the most resilient politician in our nation’s history.  Perhaps the only person in recorded history who made a better comeback than Neely was Lazarus and while Lazarus came back from the dead only once,  Neely came back from political death repeatedly. M. M. Neely was born November […]

A Few Tennesseans of Note

A Few Tennesseans of Note

Tennesseans and the New Deal By Ray Hill Few people today can imagine the suffering during the Great Depression; the Depression brought hardship, hunger and homelessness to millions of people throughout the United States. At the same time, many Americans were plagued by the terrible dust storms caused by a drought, accompanied by winds, that […]

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