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The Dark Side of the Mississippi River

Short | 02:27

A home to wild animals, a source of power, and an occasionally destructive force -- the Mississippi river, with all of its burdens and blessings, is the heart of the state.

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In Mississippi, culture and history run as deep as its mighty river. Soar over landmarks where Civil Rights movements were waged, Civil War battles were lost and the Blues were born. The Magnolia State is also a land of seductive landscapes and endless creativity, giving us literary geniuses such as William Faulkner and Tennessee Williams, plus musical legends Muddy Waters and Elvis. Take flight on this journey over a land of hospitality, beauty and complexity.

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