Stateside: 10 years after Kalamazoo River oil spill; the odd life of King Strang of Beaver Island
Today on Stateside, we dig into the history of King James Jesse Strang— a self-professed mormon monarch who held court on Beaver Island. Plus, we look back on the worst oil spill into an inland waterway in US history, which took place here in Michigan.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
- Rebecca Williams is a senior editor and reporter for Michigan Radio.
- Daniel Wanschura is a reporter for Interlochen Public Radio.
- Miles Harvey is the author of "The Kind of Confidence," which recalls the life and legacy of James Jesse Strang.