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East Tennessee in the headlines

Jack Neely is Executive Director of the Knoxville History Project and one of Knoxville’s most popular writers. As part of the library's Truth and Consequences Symposium, he reviews the development of newspaper journalism in Knoxville and looks back at major news events in East Tennessee. Sponsored by the Jane L. Pettway Foundation and the Knox County Public Library Foundation. 

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Melissa Brenneman

Melissa listens to hours of podcasts on most days. She started the habit with the intention of taking long walks, but podcasts proved to be more addicting than exercise. She records, edits and mixes podcasts for the library.
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Alan May

Alan May works as a reference librarian at Lawson McGhee Library. In his spare time, he reads and writes poetry. May's most recent books are Dead Letters (2008) and More Unknowns (2014). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The New York Quarterly, The Hollins Critic, New Orleans Review, Plume, and others.