”Red Eagle pt 1” – TPR’s In Focus – Jan. 23, 2024

Retired District Judge Trippy McGuire of Opp, Alabama, teaches fourth graders the
story of William Weatherford, known in Alabama history as the Creek Indian Red Eagle. Judge McGuire talks with Carolyn Hutcheson of In Focus about Weatherford’s legendary leap into the Alabama River astride his horse, Arrow, to
escape the white soldiers who pursued him.
Judge McGuire is also author of the book, “A Roaring Twenties Flapper Who Broke Glass Ceilings, Winnie Wright in the Early Boomtown Years of Opp, Alabama.”