Welcome to Florida

Episode 29: America's most evil sheriff: Lake County's Willis McCall

January 05, 2021 Chadd Scott Season 2 Episode 29
Welcome to Florida
Episode 29: America's most evil sheriff: Lake County's Willis McCall
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Welcome to Florida
Episode 29: America's most evil sheriff: Lake County's Willis McCall
Jan 05, 2021 Season 2 Episode 29
Chadd Scott

This episode begins with exciting news about "Welcome to Florida's" first sponsor, Hipcamp. Hipcamp is a growing community of respectful people looking to get outside for camping, glamping, and RV stays on private land. 

Anyone with a property that helps people connect with nature can be a Hipcamp Host. Landowners across Florida are earning up to $1,000 a month. 

It’s free to list and Hipcamp takes care of everything including liability insurance! All you need is a flat spot where someone can pitch a tent or park an RV.

Got a place to share? Get started today at www.hipcamp.com/land or call (917)-563-2616.

Craig Pittman is sharing his weirdest stories of the year from across Florida.

This week's guest is Gilbert King who won the Pulitzer Prize for his book, "Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America," which featured a depiction of one of the most evil sheriffs in Ameircan history, Willis McCall. McCall also features in King's most recent book, "Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race and Justice Lost and Found," another harrowing Florida account. 

Craig and Chadd Scott close the show discussing the death penalty in Florida and Craig explains why the state has more overturned death sentances than any other.

Show Notes

This episode begins with exciting news about "Welcome to Florida's" first sponsor, Hipcamp. Hipcamp is a growing community of respectful people looking to get outside for camping, glamping, and RV stays on private land. 

Anyone with a property that helps people connect with nature can be a Hipcamp Host. Landowners across Florida are earning up to $1,000 a month. 

It’s free to list and Hipcamp takes care of everything including liability insurance! All you need is a flat spot where someone can pitch a tent or park an RV.

Got a place to share? Get started today at www.hipcamp.com/land or call (917)-563-2616.

Craig Pittman is sharing his weirdest stories of the year from across Florida.

This week's guest is Gilbert King who won the Pulitzer Prize for his book, "Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America," which featured a depiction of one of the most evil sheriffs in Ameircan history, Willis McCall. McCall also features in King's most recent book, "Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race and Justice Lost and Found," another harrowing Florida account. 

Craig and Chadd Scott close the show discussing the death penalty in Florida and Craig explains why the state has more overturned death sentances than any other.