October 11, 2011
Art Pope, Raleigh businessman, political activist and subject of an article in the New Yorker titled “State for Sale”, about his real aspirations and hopes for North Carolina.
October 5, 2011
Jim Ferguson and Samantha Buckner, faculty leaders of one of UNC-Chapel Hill’s most popular and toughest classes titled– Is Dinner “Sustainable” – A Human Dilemma
September 30, 2011
Jeff Sharlet, a contributing editor to Rolling Stone and Harper’s and a teacher of creative nonfiction at Dartmouth College, about his new book, Sweet Heaven When I Die.
September 28, 2011
John Shelton Reed, retired professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, worldwide authority on Southern Culture and co-author of Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue, about the book and what Rick Perry ought to know about North Carolina Barbecue and its connections to the state’s politics.
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September 23, 2011
Dr. Harold ‘Rick’ Pillsbury, Thomas J. Dark Distinguished Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Chair, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Executive Director, W. Paul Biggers Carolina Children’s Communicative Disorders Program (CCCDP), about about the amazing results for deaf or hard of hearing children from modern hearing aids or surgery.
September 22, 2011
Steven Petrow, author of Steven Petrow’s Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners: The Definitive Guide to LGBT Life about the book and upcoming events in the area celebrating Gay Pride.
September 21, 2011
William Rohe, Director of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of The Research Triangle: From Tobacco Road to Global Prominence, about the new book and the history of the transformation of the Research Triangle region and the challenges that could choke and bury it.
September 16, 2011
Tim Tyson, Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, with appointments in the Duke Divinity School and the Department of History a position in the Department of American Studies at UNC Chapel Hill. and author of Blood Done Sign My Name, about the monument on the UNC campus that is known as “Silent Sam,” and the history lessons its presence invokes.
September 15, 2011
Robert Gibbs, former press secretary to President Obama, about “Communicating through the Chaos of American Politics”.
September 14, 2011
Ned Cline, highly respected North Carolina journalist and biographer and author of The Man from Mount Gilead: Bob Jordan Helped Give Public Service a Good Name, about the new book and Bob Jordan’s legacy in North Carolina public life.