February 1, 2012
Tom Drew, about the life and legacy of his friend, Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans.
January 27, 2012
Cynthia Bulik, Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders in the Department of Psychiatry where she is also the Professor of Nutrition in the School of Public Health and the Director of the UNC Eating Disorders Program and author of The Woman in the Mirror: How to Stop Confusing What You Look Like With Who You Are, about the new book and why “Many women—regardless of income, size, shape, ethnicity, and age—are uncomfortable in their own skin.”.
Web page: www.womaninthemirrorbook.com
January 25, 2012
Rev. Albert Williams, Pastor of Staunton Memorial CME Church in Pittsboro and Chaplain for the Chapel Hill Fire Department, about his experiences as the first Black firefighter in our community and his work as a modern day pastor.
January 19, 2012
Scott Mooneyham, Editor of “The Insider” and statewide columnist for North Carolina Newspapers, about politics in Raleigh and how they have an impact on Chapel Hill.
January 18, 2012
Lefty Driesell, former basketball coach at Davidson, Maryland, James Madison, and Georgia State, about how the version of the recruitment of Charlie Scott in the new book “ACC Basketball” came to be corrected.
January 17, 2012
Co-host Dick Baddour with his wife Linda, his brother former state Rep Phil Baddour, and UNC medical school professor John Buce, telling the story of how Lynda’s diabetes condition led to the establishment of the UNC Diabetes Center and the recruitment of Dr. John Buse to lead it.
January 13, 2012
Ted Zoller , Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Associate Professor Kenan-Flagler Business School University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Senior Fellow, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, about the entrepreneurs and deal makers who can make new businesses and bring us better jobs.
CED, the southeast’s largest entrepreneurial support organization: www.cednc.org
Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network: www.blackstoneentrepreneurs.org
January 12, 2012
Bethany Bradsher, author of The Classic: How Everett Case and His Tournament Brought Big-Time Basketball to the South, about the new book and stories about the fabled Dixie Classic.
Web page: http://thedixieclassic.com/
January 11, 2012
William Leuchtenburg, the leading historian of the presidency of Franklin Roosevelt and indeed of the 20th Century American presidency, about sizing up the prospects for the 2012 presidential election in light of the results of the New Hampshire primary and 225 years of American presidential politics.
January 5, 2012
Margaret Maron, creator of the popular Deborah Knott mystery novel series and author of Three-Day Town, about the new book and how she brought her Knott series to encounter Sigrid Harald, the main character of Maron’s other popular series.
Web page: www.margaretmaron.com