When you’re a little behind on your Alabama history

Alabama Short Stories brings you tales from around the state of Alabama that you didn’t learn about in your fourth-grade civics class.

Episodes

Able and Baker in Space

Able and Baker in Space

SEASON 1  | EPISODE 3Alabama is lucky to have its share of astronauts who were born in Alabama or while working with NASA, lived here for a time, specifically in Huntsville. There is a chance you could run into an astronaut in Alabama. It's a slim chance but still a...

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Greenville Basketball and the First State Championship

Greenville Basketball and the First State Championship

SEASON 1  | EPISODE 2Thirty short years after the first basketball game was played in Springville, Massachusetts, Greenville High School’s basketball season was just getting started. Sports fans in Greenville knew this team was special and that they would go far. The...

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Bear Bryant Wants You to Call Your Mama

Bear Bryant Wants You to Call Your Mama

SEASON 1  | EPISODE 1Leo Wright was a creative director at the advertising agency Luckie (also know as The Robert Luckie Company, Luckie & Forney, Tucker Wayne/Luckie, Luckie & Company and maybe others) in Birmingham, AL, where he spent his entire career. He...

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Alabama Short Stories Season One Teaser

Alabama Short Stories Season One Teaser

SEASON 1  | TEASER EPISODEHi, my name is Shawn Wright, the host, and creator of Alabama Short Stories. The podcast that was created to celebrate those stories about Alabama that you don’t hear about often, if ever. They are the stories that were not shared in your...

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