November 11, 2010
Pete Brennan, a hero of the undefeated (32-0) Tar Heel basketball team of ‘57 and now our neighbor in Chapel Hill, about the championship season, playing for Frank McGuire, memories of growing up, and life after basketball.
November 10, 2010
Ferrel Guillory, Director, Program on Public Life, UNC-Chapel Hill, publisher of Data-Net, about polling, the upcoming elections and the lineups for 2012. http://southnow.org
November 4, 2010
Ronnie Mann, Jane Hauser, Paul Green, and Rollie Tillman, all residents of the Cedars in Chapel Hill, about their extraordinary lives, accomplishments and stories.
October 29, 2010
George Kogolla, Executive Director in Kenya of Carolina for Kibera and Leann Bankoski, Executive Director in Chapel Hill, about the history and plans for the future of Carolina for Kibera as it marks its 10th anniversary. http://cfk.unc.edu
October 28, 2010
Stephen Farmer, Associate Provost and Director of Undergraduate Admissions at UNC-Chapel Hill, about the 3940 recent arriving students on campus, who they are and how were they selected. www.admissions.unc.edu
October 27, 2010
Howard Covington, author of The Good Government Man: Albert Coates and the Early Years of the Institute of Government, about the new book and the legacy and determined character of this Chapel Hill icon. www.uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=1815
October 21, 2010
North Carolina superstar political consultants, Democrat Gary Pearce and Republican Carter Wrenn talk about the upcoming election and the consequences of the anticipated Republican victories. Follow their thinking at http://www2.talkingaboutpolitics.com
October 20, 2010
Georgann Eubanks, author, and Donna Campbell, photographer, of Literary Trails of the North Carolina Piedmont, about the new book and all the literary connections up and down every highway and by-way in North Carolina. For information on the trails: www.ncliterarytrails.org
More about the book: http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/page/682
October 14, 2010
Daphne Athas, author of Chapel Hill in Plain Sight: Notes from the Other Side of the Tracks, about the new book and Betty Smith, Ab Abernethy, Junius Scales, Horrace Williams, Max Steele, Paul Green, and a host of others she knew growing up in a Chapel Hill that most of us have only heard about. www.blairpub.com/alltitles/chapelhill.htm
October 13, 2010
Nortin Hadler, Professor of medicine and microbiology/immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and attending rheumatologist at UNC Hospitals. His most recent book is Stabbed in the Back: Confronting Back Pain in an Overtreated Society, about backaches and the backache treatment industry in order to separate the helpful from the hype.