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"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.

Scenic Roots - Tues 5/24/22

  • A new Medal of Honor exhibit on Alexander Bonnyman, Jr.
  • Remembering Negro League Baseball in Chattanooga.
  • At The MACC on Signal Mountain: The Irish Brothers, Part II.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”
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  • Chattanooga is home to the Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center - dedicated to this nation’s highest military award for valor. On Monday - for this Memorial Day - the Center will unveil its newest exhibit: a permanent installation on Medal of Honor recipient Alexander Bonnyman, Jr.
  • When baseball was segregated in this country - from after the Civil War until Jackie Robinson after World War II - Negro League Baseball provided the opportunity for Black players to stay in the game. Chattanooga hosted several Negro League teams - and this weekend, the Chattanooga Lookouts and the Bessie Smith Cultural Center will commemorate that legacy.
  • On Thursday night at 8:30, Louise Mandrell will be the next guest on “The A List with Alison Lebovitz” from our public media partner WTCI PBS.
  • Next month, Make Music Day Chattanooga returns on the summer solstice - Tuesday, June 21st. It’s part of Make Music Day: a global celebration of learning and creating music open to people of all ages and skill levels through free, in-person events.
  • Richard Winham shares the second part of a performance by The Irish Brothers at the Mountain Arts Community Center on Signal Mountain.