Author and newspaper columnist Keel Hunt is a keen observer of political change. Based in Nashville, at the crossroads of southern tradition and modern transition.
Crossing the Aisle
COUP is the story of the 1979 ouster of Tennessee’s Governor Ray Blanton by senior leaders of his own political party. Based on 163 interviews, it’s the story of one fateful day when unlikely collaborators came together from opposite sides of the political aisle to resolve an extraordinary crisis.
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