Episode 050: J. Mills Thornton on the Big Interest Cases in antebellum Alabama political history


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J. Mills Thornton, III, discusses his article "The Big Interest Cases" in the Alabama Review, v. 73, no. 3, July 2020. The Alabama Legislature's involvement with these cases exposed and lengthened the political divide between Alabama's elites and anti-elites. Originally interviewed and recorded by Alabama Review editor Matthew Downs on Facebook in July 2020.

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