politics and the blues

Joel Fritz willie_mctell@comcast.net
Tue Nov 30 13:18:43 EST 2004

c. n. wrote:
>> From: Dick Waterman <Jinxblues@aol.com>
>>> So Trent Lott got them a million to get started but the other $11
>>> million
>>> is
>> a mighty long ways to go. I can see their point in what they are
>> trying to
>> do
>> because that section of Indianola is desolate right now.
>> Dick Waterman
> It sounds like you have good information that it was Trent Lott who got
> B.B.
> King Museum the million dollars. Frankly, I am a little surprised, but on
> the other hand, I am glad to see that Lott is willing to go to bat for
> something that he (apparently?) isn't going to be making a profit
> from...and
> for soemthing that reflects positively on the African American people and
> their culture.
> chuck

Well...last time I heard, Indianola was still in Mississippi.  Sounds
like either an honest interest in home state culture or political quid
pro quo.  Either way it could end up being a good thing.

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