King Solomon, Town's Grave Digging Drunk Turned Hero, Wandering Worker: The American Hobo and America Strikes Back After Pearl Harbor
On this episode of Our American Stories, Kentucky journalist Sam Terry tells the story of the man they called “King Solomon.” Connecticut Shorty of The Hobo Museum shares the story of the American hobo and how they are still celebrated today. Teacher, choir director, organist, and history buff Anne Clare tells the story of the first two major American responses to the Japanese after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
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00:00 - King Solomon, Town's Grave Digging Drunk Turned Hero
10:00 - Wandering Worker: The American Hobo
35:00 - America Strikes Back After Pearl Harbor: The Battle of the Coral Sea and the Doolittle Raids
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