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Peter La Chapelle

November 7, 2019

Between 1878 and the turn of the 21st Century, country music, old-time fiddle music,  hillbilly music, and bluegrass were central aspects of campaigning for many politicians. In this episode of Inquiry we talk with PETER LA CHAPELLE, a professor of history at Nevada State College about his fascinating new history: I’D FIGHT THE WORLD: A POLITICAL HISTORY OF OLD-TIME, HILLBILLY, AND COUNTRY MUSIC.