East Tennessee History

Tennessee Life is a half-hour program that explores the people, places, agriculture, arts, food, history and outdoor activities that make East Tennessee special. In this collection, we introduce you to some of the stories of East Tennessee's past.

Video thumbnail: Tennessee Life Tennessee Life - 605 - Ken Burns

Tennessee Life

Tennessee Life - 605 - Ken Burns

Filmmaker Ken Burns stops by the East Tennessee PBS studio to chat with Vickie Lawson.

Tennessee Life - 605 - Ken Burns

Video thumbnail: Tennessee Life Tennessee Life - 511 - Country Music Roots

Tennessee Life

Tennessee Life - 511 - Country Music Roots

Join us as we explore the history of country music in East Tennessee where it all began.

Tennessee Life - 511 - Country Music Roots

Video thumbnail: Tennessee Life Tennessee Life - 509 - Cabins and Sawmills

Tennessee Life

Tennessee Life - 509 - Cabins and Sawmills

On this episode of Tennessee Life, we visit historic log cabins and a family sawmill.

Tennessee Life - 509 - Cabins and Sawmills