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3 Dead Tennessee Crash

Medical chopper was on its way to pick up a patient

Watch: Asteroid Flies Over Tennessee

NASA clocked this meteorite speeding at around 56,000 miles an hour when it broke apart over southern Tennessee early Wednesday morning.  Not to worry, the space...

TENNESSEE WALTZ

What is it about politicians from Tennessee and campaign-finance investigations? AL GORE is sweating one, FRED THOMPSON folded one and now a rainmaker for LAMAR...

National Affairs: Cool Spot in Tennessee

Of all the integration hotspots of 1956, Clinton, Tenn., was the hottest. Incited to riot by Yankee Racist John Kasper, Clinton roughnecks tried to chase Negro...

TENNESSEE: Before Such a Judge

To see the gaudiest show in town, Tennesseans flocked last week into the auditorium of Nashville's massive War Memorial Building, where the state house of...

National Affairs: Tennessee: 19 for Taft

Some rebels from Memphis spoke up for Ike at last week's state Republican convention in Nashville, but they were squelched by the old-guard forces dominated by...

TENNESSEE: Protector

In his 45 years in politics, Memphis' white-haired, 71-year-old Boss Ed Crump has toiled unselfishly to guide his subjects safely past life's pitfalls. He has...

TENNESSEE: Binford's Retreat

The Memphis Board of Censors last week executed a strategic retreat. It lifted the ban on The Southerner, a movie depicting the lives of sharecroppers (TIME,...

TENNESSEE: Beale Street Blues

Few civic reforms has hoary Memphis seen under the rule of the "Red Snapper," Boss Crump. One was to make all east-west streets avenues. Caught in that...

Books: Tennessee Shadows

GLEN HAZARD—Maristan Chapman—Knopf ($2.35). "Maristan Chapman" (Wife Mary Ilsley and Husband John Stanton Chapman), before "her" identity was discovered, had...