May 13, 2011
William Friday, host for 40 years of UNC-TV’s North Carolina People, about some of the “unsung North Carolina heroes” who appeared on his program. www.unctv.org/ncpeople
May 12, 2011
Diane Daniel, , Durham-based writer about travel, food, the environment, and fascinating folks, author of Farm Fresh North Carolina:The Go-To Guide to Great Farmers’ Markets, Farm Stands, Farms, Apple Orchards, U-Picks, Kids’ Activities, Lodging, Dining, Choose-and-Cut Christmas Trees, Vineyards and Wineries, and More. www.bydianedaniel.com
May 11, 2011
Jack Kasarda, Director and Kenan Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Kenan-Flagler Business School The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next , about the new book and aerotropolis concept, which positions airports as 21st century drivers of business. www.aerotropolis.com
May 10, 2011
John Shelton Reed, author of an upcoming book on William Faulkner and a group of other writers and artists in New Orleans during the 1920s, about the new book and about their New Orleans experience and its influence on their later work.
May 10, 2011
Bernie Mann, owner and publisher of Our State Magazine, about the past, present and future of North Carolina’s most successful magazine.
May 5, 2011
Regina M. Benjamin, the United States Surgeon General, who will present the commencement address for the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health on Saturday, May 7, at 1 p.m. in Carmichael Arena here at UNC, about the challenges of keeping Americans healthy. www.surgeongeneral.gov/about/biographies/biosg.html
May 4, 2011
Guest Host Alton Ballance and Mike Troy, Poet Laureate of Hillsborough, about his role as the official poet and his extraordinary life.
May 3, 2011
Barry Leffler, managing partner WCHL and now of the new Chapelboro.com about how this revolutionary way to use the web developed in Chapel Hill. www.chapelboro.com
April 28, 2011
Mark Nichols, President and Librarian of St John’s College, Cambridge University and author of Sir Walter Raleigh: In Life & Legend, about the new book and “How can we understand this man who was soldier, voyager, visionary, courtier, politician, poet, historian, patriot and ‘traitor’?” .
April 27, 2011
Michael Parker, teacher of writing at the University of North Carolina at
Greensboro and author of THE WATERY PART OF THE WORLD, about the new book and
Aaron Burr’s daughter, Theodosia, who was shipwrecked off the coast of North
Carolina about 1812 and may have been taken in by the Outer Banks residents or
killed by pirates.