Mississippi and the Great Depression

When the Great Depression began, Mississippi was still recovering from a flood, dust bowl, and deforestation.  Nevertheless, innovative Mississippians managed to keep their businesses and services open.

Author Richelle Putnam also highlights the state’s spiritual and cultural giants, who rose from the nation’s poorest state to create a lasting footprint of determination, pride and hope during the Depression era.

Richelle join the conversation to talk about her book and more.