Clark Stooksbury

Clark Stooksbury writes from Knoxville, Tennessee.

Latest by Clark Stooksbury in Chronicles

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  • July 2002

    The Costs of War

    I first learned of the improbably named Smedley Darlington Butler while attending Marine Corps boot camp in South Carolina. At Parris Island, we were taught that Butler was, along with Dan Daly, one of two U.S. Marines to have been awarded the Medal of Honor twice.

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  • March 2001

    Hillbilly Deluxe

    "Hillbilly." The earliest recorded use of the word is from the New York Journal of April 23, 1900. As you might guess from that publication's city of origin, the term was not intended as a compliment.

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  • Mr. Clinton's Legacy
    January 2001

    Mr. Clinton's Legacy

    Bill Clinton has often been compared to Warren C. Harding, and considering that president's scandals and adulterous affair within the White House, the parallel seems valid.

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  • January 2001


    Tazwell is a town in Claiborne County, Tennessee, about 45 minutes northeast of Knoxville on Highway 33, just south of the Kentucky border.

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  • January 1998

    Merle Haggard and the Culture War

    Hank Williams died on New Year's Day, 1953. He was not yet 30 when he passed away in the back of a Cadillac.

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