Encore - The Trials of Edith Maxwell


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By Steve Gilly and Rod Mullins. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

With it being Thanksgiving weekend, Rod and Steve have decided to take this week off, so today we are presenting an encore presentation of one of our first podcast episodes.

In 1935 a young woman from Pound, Virginia, was accused of murdering her father and put on trial in Wise. The trial brought on an onslaught of national news attention. And when the media descended on Wise, Virginia, they brought their Appalachian stereotypes with them.

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