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Eastern Standard for December 10, 2020

The film adaptation of Hillbilly Elegy has renewed spirited conversations about the JD Vance novel. Tom Eblen talks with Cassie Chambers Armstrong about her Atlantic critique the film, and a new book detailing her perspective on growing up in the region. And we highlight the film “The Mountain Minor,” a music-driven alternative to Hillbilly Elegy. | A future history teacher takes cues from 2020 | Poet Carrie Green | Musician Scott Whiddon | A visit to Kentucky’s “Kindness Capitol.”

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