Bill Cunningham: On Bended Knees The Night Rider Story



M s 1983 take has focus on the leader Amoss and that was not uite as interesting Nall s book had detailed maps and statistics Cunningham s does not but substitutes a few pictures If you can only read one version of this storylook to Nall sif you are really researching the field add in Cunningham s Any way you look at it this is a little known piece of Americana worth reading Full of twists and turns this account of the tobacco war in Western KY is a great tale of the little guy fighting a faraway power. E and Dr David Amoss from Kentucky who led the secret organiztion known as the Night Rider.

Fascinating reading concerning the Night Rider Tobacco War also known as the Black Patch Tobacco War in Western Kentucky and Tennessee Fascinating well researched and well written Tells the story of the tobacco wars of Western Kentucky and Tennessee around 1900 The farmers led by Paducah doctor David Amoss fought the Duke This is a great piece of history for western Kentucky Fascinating This is another narrative about Night Riders a tale of tobacco growers in western Kentucky and Tennessee banding A non fictional tale of the Kentucky and Tennessee tobacco wars and farmers' revolt agains.

Ogether to fight the Duke monopoly With Duke manipulating tobacco prices the growers fought back the only way they could refusing to plant tobacco crops and intimidating others to follow their lead Night Riders refers to that intimidation lement their vigilante activities As the Night Riders spread their violence it was just a matter of time before the State militia was called out This is a nicely written account of the affair but I admit I The Childs Child enjoyed the 1939 version written by James Nall a bit Cunningha. T the impoverishing tobacco prices of the Duke Trust Story of James B Duke's tobaccompir.

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On Bended Knees The Night Rider Story ✓ BOOKS Author Bill Cunningham – chernov–art.com

After serving the court system in several capacities Bill Cunningham was elected to the Kentucky Supreme Court in 2006 He and his wife Paula have five sons Librarian’s note There is than one author in the Goodreads database with this name