Episode 21: "Father of Route 66" - Susan Croce Kelly

Episode Description

Today's episode continues our multi-part series on "The Ozarks." Sure, you think you know about the Ozarks. The home of Branson, the Baldknobbers, and the Beverly Hillbillies…right? Well, in this series, we'll talk about the Ozarks—a region covering roughly half of Missouri—as a cultural identity as well as a physical place. So, come along for a trip to the Ozarks. This episode features a conversation with Susan Croce Kelly about her book, Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery.

About the Guest

Susan Croce Kelly serves as managing editor of OzarkWatch Magazine. She has spoken and written extensively on the history of Route 66, including Route 66: The Highway and Its People and Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery, both published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

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