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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.

A Woman's Groundbreaking Odyssey In Medicine

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Dr. Phyllis Miller grew up on a farmstead in Polk County, Tennessee.

During her career in ob-gyn medicine in this area, she became the first woman to head the Tennessee Medical Association.

Author Lynelle Mason tells that story in the biography, “Climbing Mountains.”

Ray is the host and producer of Scenic Roots, weekdays at 3 PM ET on WUTC.
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