Episode 109: According to the Bylaws | Strom Thurmond and Megan Barry


February 2nd, 2022

1 hr 17 mins 45 secs

Season 3

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About this Episode

Hillary and Tina cover former United States Senator from South Carolina Strom Thurmond and former Nashville, Tennessee mayor Megan Barry.

Hillary’s Story
Strom Thurmond served in the Senate for nearly half a century and fought against civil rights and integration. BUT when he dies, a secret from his past comes to light highlighting his hypocrisy.

Tina’s Story
In 2016, Megan Barry made history as the first woman mayor of Nashville. BUT when Barry gets a little too close to her security guard, rumors run rampant and reveal more than an affair at play.

Hillary's Story
The New York Times
Essie Mae Washington-Williams, Child of Famous but Secret Father, Dies at 87--by William Yardley

Thurmond wins Senate race as write-in candidate: Nov. 2, 1954--by Andrew Glass

The Legend of Strom's Remorse--by Timothy Noah

South Carolina ETA
Strom Thurmond--via YouTube

The Takeaway
The Racist Filibuster We Can't Afford to Forget

United States Senate
Strom Thurmond: A Featured Biography

The Washington Post
Strom Thurmond's black daughter: a symbol of America's complicated racial history--by Mary C. Curtis

Strom Thurmond

How Did Strom Thurmond Last Through His 24-Hour Filibuster?--by Mark Memmott

Strom Thurmond--via public domain
Strom Thurmond in 1984--from Getty via WNYC Studios
Essie Mae Washington-Williams--via Kitsap Sun

Tina's Story
The Advocate
Nashville Passes Nondiscrimination Ordinance--by Julie Bolcer

The Daily Mail
Nashville Mayor was caught on camera in early morning cemetery visits with her bodyguard lover while he claimed overtime and 'nude photos were found on his work phone'

Fox17 WZTV Nashville
Former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry lands teaching spot at Fisk University--by Caitlyn Shelton
Nashville police chief calls Sgt. Forrest's guilty plea 'betrayal of the citizens'--by Katie Grunik

Robert Forrest: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know--by Ellyn Santiago

Inside Edition
Video Shows Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's Repeated Visits to Cemetery With Her Bodyguard Lover

Nashville Business Journal
Ethics exec Barry throws hat in ring for Metro Council seat

Mayor Megan Barry Amended Executive Order Number 012

The Nashville Edit
Silver Linings--by Katie Crosslin

NBC News
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigns in felony plea deal after affair with bodyguard

The New York Times
Megan Barry, Nashville Mayor, Pleads Guilty to Theft and Agrees to Resign--by Richard Fausset and Mitch Smith

News Channel 5 Nashville
How Much Did Affair Cost Taxpayers? Audit Can't Say--by Phil Williams
Nude Pics Discovered During Investigation Of Nashville Mayor--Phil Williams
Robert Forrest, Mayor's Former Bodyguard, Pleads Guilty To Theft

Former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry got her criminal record expunged
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigns from office as part of guilty plea to felony theft charge
Robert Forrest, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's former security chief?

Tennessee Lookout
Megan Barry: Life after public office--by Rob Dobie

The Tennessee Star
Former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Past Criminal Behavior Formally Expunged from the Record--by Chris Butler

Rob Forrest will get less pension after affair with former mayor Megan Barry

Former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry Hopes Her ‘Worst Day’ Inspires Others--BLAKE FARMER

Megan Barry Mugshot--from Metro Nashville Police Department via USA Today
Megan Barry Resigns--screenshot via ABC News
Rob Forrest--via Fox 17 News

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