Stewart to discuss moonshining
Bruce Stewart, a history professor
at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, will lecture at UVa-Wise on Friday,
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Stewart, a scholar of
Appalachian social and cultural history, will speak in the Dogwood Room of the
Slemp Student Center at 1 p.m. His
lecture, “That Good Ole’ Mountain Dew:
Moonshining in Appalachia,” will introduce the audience to the work that
has gone into his books Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: “The Battle Over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia,
Blood in the Hills: A History of
Violence in Appalachian,” and “King
of the Moonshiners: Lewis R. Redmond in
Fact and Fiction.”
This program is part of the Appalachian Warfare Lecture Series that has been made possible through the generosity of the Slemp Foundation.