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Blood Memory: the Legend of Beanie Short

( 1992, 56 minutes) Beanie Short deserted the Confederate Army during the Civil War and became an outlaw in the Turkey Neck Bend area of the upper Cumberland River. This program follows folklorist Lynwood Montrell as he rediscovers how the Short legend survives in the Turkey Neck Bend community today, and how oral traditions play a role in broader cultural transmission.