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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.

Listening To The Women Of Appalachia

Voices Worth the Listening:  Three Women of Appalachia

“Voices Worth the Listening:  Three Women of Appalachia” is an oral history that captures the character of the region - and smashes stereotypes along the way.

The author who talked to those women and listened to their stories is Thomas Burton, professor emeritus of English at East Tennessee State University.

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