Entries by Holly McCall

Pulitzer Prize Winner Maraniss Talks Trump and What Makes an American with the Holler

The New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss says the Trump era holds many similarities with Senator Joe McCarthy’s 1950s Red-baiting period. Maraniss, recently in Nashville on tour for his latest book, A Good American Family, discussed the comparison over coffee with The Tennessee Holler. “There are obvious parallels (between Trump […]

Tennessee Star Attacks Trio of Women Reporters

The Tennessee Star, the far-right, Koch Brothers-funded “news outlet” has a problem with women – particularly smart, young women – as evidenced by their recent spree of attacks on Tennessean reporters. In the last week, the Star, which likes to refer to itself as the alternative to Nashville’s daily paper of record, accused the three […]