Hatfields & McCoys: An American Feud

Jun 17, 1995 on fyi, at 8:00 PM

Summary

In the heart of Appalachia, along the border of the Tug Fork River, a family feud ignited when Floyd Hatfield stole a hog from an unsuspecting Randolph McCoy in 1878. After 11 years' time, a dozen people lay dead -- and the national press had a field... (more) day with exaggerating details in subsequent coverage. More than 100 years later, this "Biography" installment seeks to set the story straight by talking with descendants of both fabled families.

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