Who’s Talking

D.G.Martin is smart. He is a retired lawyer, Green Beret, athlete,and democratic politician. He can talk about anything and everything, and does he ever. Above all, D.G. is curious. Curious about his guest and curious to learn from them.

Latest Episodes

March 24, 2018

Guest: Jim Dodson

Jim Dodson, the author of ten books, including, Final Rounds, American Triumvirate, The Range Bucket List and the editor the great magazines, Pine Straw, Salt, and O. Henry, who is working on a new book on The Great Wagon Road, talks about his work with the new magazines and his research on the Great Wagon Road.

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March 3, 2018

Dr. Kurt Newman, a graduate of UNC-Chapel and Duke Medical School, a surgeon for 30 years, and now President and Chief Executive Officer of the Children’s National Health System, is author of “HEALING CHILDREN: A Surgeon’s Stories from the Frontiers of Pediatric Medicine .” He talks about the new book and how to put children at the center of our national conversation on health.

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February 24, 2018

Guest: Joseph Flora

Joseph Flora, UNC-CH Emeritus Professor of English and for 30 years leader if the Christianity and Literature class at University Methodist Church, about religious themes in Lee Smith’s short story collection “Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger and Other Stories.

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February 17, 2018

Will Blythe, author of “To Hate Like This Is to Be Happy Forever: A Thoroughly Obsessive, Intermittently Uplifting, and Occasionally Unbiased Account of the Duke-North Carolina Basketball Rivalry,” about that book and how, if at all, his feelings about UNC and Duke basketball and their rivalry have changed.

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