Three presidents have claimed Tennessee as home. Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson were both large figures on the historical stage. But, the third Tennessee president went to Washington, did what he said he would do and then came home, all without much fanfare. Rob Wilds wanted to find out more about this most interesting president, and where better to start than the man's own home?
Rob Wilds has been a part of the Tennessee Crossroads family since 1993. As one of our most frequent producers, and the recipient of several journalism awards throughout his various careers, Rob finds that the best reward for his work is meeting the fascinating people and visiting the interesting places he encounters in his travels. A presence in television, radio and print reporter for more than 20 years, Rob is a teacher, writer, producer and director as well as an actor (with appearances in feature films, television shows and on stage).