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Cover Story, "Days of Anguish, Days of Hope"
For three-and-a-half years, this Memphis State alumnus suffered the horrors of Japanese prison camps. What his captors did not know was that the American prisoner was keeping a secret diary. Scrawled in pencil, the journal is a testament to courage and the will to survive.
Also featured, "Ain't Got Tears to Cry With"
Originally songs of a people one generation removed from slavery, blues has become the music of the working class, farmers, and people forced to live by their wits. At MSU, High Water Records preserves the music of these rare Southern artists.
Memphis State University; University of Memphis
"Memphis State Magazine, 11:04, 1993 Winter" (2022). Memphis State University Magazine. 4.