Extraordinary Stories of Ordinary Life

On Our Podcast: The Two Lives of Asa Carter

Asa Carter and Forrest Carter couldn’t have been more different. But they shared a secret.

The Education of Little Tree, by Forrest Carter, is an iconic best-selling book, with a message about living in harmony with nature, and compassion for people of all kinds. But there’s a very different story behind the book. It begins with the most infamous racist political speech in American History. This week on the Radio Diaries Podcast, we tell the true story of the untrue story of The Education of Little Tree.

This story originally aired on This American Life.

Comments are closed.