Comment: Battle of Athens, TN 1946

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Battle of Athens, TN 1946

You may be interested in this historical snippet about a time when armed citizens took back their government from corrupt officials (and the corrupt law enforcement that went along with the violations of the rights of Tennesseeans.
http://jpfo.org/filegen-a-m/athens.htm

A movie was even made about it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9tUQxsrQGw