The History of Stock Cars, Stills & Southern Outlaws
The History Of Stock Cars, Stills & Southern Outlaws!
Discover Dixie and all its distinct and colorful history! Home to the finest whisky and bourbon, the American South is known for many things, including its charming drawl and glorious mountain ranges. However, there is another side to Southern history steeped in mystique, communal survival, ingenuity, brilliant entrepreneurship and distrust of the government. In this three-part documentary series you will hear the true stories of the crime, corruption and hard liquor production that influenced the customs and culture of the Deep South. From the creation of the Stock-Car, to the battles between the good and evil players of the Dixie Mafia, hear the fascinating stories behind the legendary bootleggers of the South and how they risked it all to answer their nation’s call for good illegal booze!
Episode 1 - The Moonshine and Bourbon Capital of the World
Travel to the Appalachia’s of the Deep South and find out how Dixie became The Moonshine and Bourbon Capital of the World.
Episode 2 - Southern Style Racing and Bootlegging
After the passing of Prohibition in 1919, whiskey-making in the hills and hollows of Appalachia turned into a big business and deadly cat-and-mouse game with the law, which gave rise to the South’s most cherished pastime, Stock-car racing.
Episode 3 - The Southern Mob, aka The Dixie Mafia
Hear the story of ‘Walking Tall fame’ Buford Pusser, the one man who was willing to take on the Dixie Mafia from his daughter, Dwana, as she discusses her daddy’s heroic life and tragic death.
3 hr 8 min
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