Old Kentucky Tales Episode 9: Look Out! Henry Clay’s Got a Gun!

Jul 27, 2017

Although dueling was illegal in Virginia, Secretary of State Henry Clay challenged U.S. Senator John Randolph of Roanoke. Clay called Randolph out to defend his honor after Randolph insulted him in a speech on the Senate floor.
Credit Cliff from Arlington, Virginia, USA [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, we will look at tax reform past and present in our “Yesterday’s News” segment, and for our “Main Event” we will examine how one witness described Henry Clay’s involvement in a duel. Special Thanks to our Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong, the Paducah School of Art and Design, and WKMS.