Nashville School of Law Dean William C. Koch, Jr. joins ‘Grand Divisions’ podcast to discuss the 1979 transition of gubernatorial power in Tennessee. Described by some as a coup to remove Gov. Ray Blanton when it was discovered he was selling pardons, Koch talks about his personal role as a member of the Tennessee attorney general’s office.

Listen to “The 1979 Coup – When Tennessee Democrats unseated their own governor to swear in a Republican early” on Spreaker.