June 6, 2012
Hampton Dellinger, litigation partner with Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson of
Charlotte and Chapel Hill, N.C., former deputy attorney general of North
Carolina, former teacher of election law at Duke University Law School, and 2008
state wide political candidate, about his experiences and observations relating
to the recent trial of John Edwards.
June 5, 2012
Hampton Dellinger, litigation partner with Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson of Charlotte and Chapel Hill, N.C., former deputy attorney general of North Carolina, former teacher of election law at Duke University Law School, and 2008 state wide political candidate, about his experiences and observations relating to the recent trial of John Edwards.
For his reports for MSNBC during the trial: usnews.msnbc.msn.com/hampton-dellinger
May 30, 2012
John Jeremiah Sullivan, award winning writer and editor who lives in Wilmington and author of Pulphead: Essays, about the new book and turning life’s experiences into compelling literature. A New York Times Notable Book for 2011; One of Entertainment Weekly’s Top 10 Nonfiction Books of the Year 2011; A Time Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction book of 2011; A Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011; One of Library Journal’s Best Books of 2011
Web page: http://us.macmillan.com/pulphead/JohnSullivan
May 25, 2012
David Cecelski, historian, newspaper columnist, and teacher and author of The Fire of Freedom: Abraham Galloway and the Slaves’ Civil War, about the new book and how this story overturns our ideas about the role of blacks during the Civil War.
Web page: http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=3081
May 23, 2012
Wendell Wolka, a paper money collector and educator for more than 40 years, about The upcoming program at the Wilson Library “How the Civil War Changed America’s Money” on June 2 and the history and valuation paper money.
Web page: http://www.lib.unc.edu/blogs/news/index.php/2012/05/civil-war-money-will-be-topic-of-june-2-program/
May 17, 2012
Brent Lane, UNC Adjunct Professor of Heritage Economics and board member of the First Colony Foundation., about how two small patches layered atop the map intrigued him and led to importance evidence in the search for the Lost Colony .
May 15, 2012
Wiley Cash, and author of A Land More Kind than Home, about the new book and the power of religion and religious leaders in American life.
Web page: www.wileycash.com
May 10, 2012
Ben Fountain, Chapel Hill Native and author of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, about the new book and his writing career and the intersection of war and American culture.
Web page: www.harpercollins.com/authors/30481/Ben_Fountain/index.aspx
May 2, 2012
Ferrel Guillory, Director, Program on Public Life School of Journalism and Mass Communication UNC-Chapel Hill, about the new issue of NC Data-Net’s report on changing registration and voting patterns in North Carolina. Find report at www.southnow.org
May 1, 2012
Jay Leutze, who grew up in Chapel Hill and is the author of STAND UP THAT MOUNTAIN, about the new book and inside story of how the beautiful vista of Belleview Mountain near the Appalachian Trail was saved.