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The Hatfields and the McCoys

(#206) from Kentucky Life Program 206 (1996)

A historical remembrance of the 19th-century feud between the Hatfield and McCoy families along the Kentucky-West Virginia border, which helped to entrench “hillbilly” stereotypes in the popular imagination, and a look at modern efforts to turn sites associated with the feud into tourist attractions.

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  1. Length: 00:10:09
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