Knute Berger

Mossback's Northwest

Host Knute Berger mines the Pacific Northwest's historical and cultural nuggets. Learn hidden backstories behind the region's most interesting treasures and discover why they're still relevant today.

Meet the Confederate spy who became mayor of Seattle

Beriah Brown was a frontier newspaperman who defended slavery and the South during the Civil war. His work infuriated Union supporters who drove him out of San Francisco under threat of lynching. He fled to Seattle to escape the past and start over.