”Historian On Dothan’s 1889 Riot” – TPR’s In Focus – April 13, 2023

In 1889, tensions between farmers and officials in the young town of Dothan, Alabama, led to a riot, shootout, murder, and a trial.  Historian Scotty Kirkland talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about how the arrival of the Alabama Midland Railroad precipitated the conflict.
On April 20, he presents a lecture at noon in Malone Hall on the Troy University Dothan Campus about the historic incident.