Manage episode 298249980 series 2955135
Maybe you've seen a bottle of Uncle Nearest in your store and you've wondered what it is all about. Or maybe you heard that he was the slave that taught Jack Daniel the art of distilling.
When Fawn Weaver saw a photo of a black man sitting next to Jack in the middle of an early 20th Century distillery photo, the headline proclaiming a not too flattering headline gave her pause. And then, being a research fanatic like me, she flew to Lynchburg, TN and got the real story. Hear her amazing journey and the real story of Nathan "Nearest" Green.