September 8, 2012
David Rowell, a native of Fayetteville, graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, and now the
deputy editor of the Washington Post Magazine and author of The Train of Small
Mercies, about the new book and how he turned a collection of short stories into
June 8, 2012
Substitute host Jeff Danner interviews Dr. Patricia Sheridan, Professor in the
Department of Nutrition at UNC about how our diets effect our health and our
chances to develop dementia.
June 7, 2012
Julian Pleasants, Director Emeritus of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
at the University of Florida, to talk to me about how oral historians work and
how their interview techniques might help me do a better job.
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