July 8, 2010
Duke professor Dan Ariely, author of the best selling and critically acclaimed “Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions” discusses his new book about our crazy, unexpected ways of making decisions, “The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home” http://danariely.com
July 7, 2010
Richard H. Kohn, UNC Professor of History and Peace War and Defense, a specialist in civil-military relations and Chief of Air Force History for the USAF, 1981-1991, discusses the dismissal of General Stanley McChrystal and its long term consequences.
July 6, 2010
William Friday, former President of the University of North Carolina and resident of Chapel Hill for 65 years, shares his memories, thoughts, hopes, and concerns, as he prepares to celebrate his 90th birthday.
July 2, 2010
Lloyd Kramer, Chair and Professor of History at UNC-Chapel Hill, about The Rise and Fall of the Western ‘isms’: The Historical Influence of Ideas from Romanticism to Post-Modernism. For information on Professor Kramer’s upcoming program on The Rise and Fall of the Western “isms” at the Appalachian Institution at Lake Logan: www.appalachianinstitution.org/program.html
July 1, 2010
Bernie Reeves, publisher of Metro Magazine and former congressional candidate, about lessons learned and unlearned during his campaign and his thoughts about the American democratic process. www.metronc.com
June 30, 2010
Part 1 of a 3 part series of conversations with Robert Morgan, former State Senator, State Attorney General, and U.S. Senator, about the changing political landscape in North Carolina. Morgan talks about his first political race for Clerk of Court in 1950 and his close association with Dr. I. Beverly Lake, candidate for governor in 1960 and 1964.
June 29, 2010
Lessy’B, pen name of a Chapel Hill native, now living in Alabama, the mother of three. She is the author of her first novel, Sara’s Song, about a young African American woman growing up somewhere near Chapel Hill. http://lessyb.net/
June 23, 2010
Gary Pearce, on his upcoming biography of former Governor Jim Hunt.
Part 4 of 4 parts
June 17, 2010
Julian Pleasants, emeritus professor of history at the University of Florida. He is the author of several books, including Hanging Chads: The Inside Story of the 2000 Presidential Recount in Florida and an upcoming biography of North Carolina Governor Kerr Scott, about his new book, Seminole Voices: Reflections on Their Changing Society, 1970-2000.
June 16, 2010
Gary Pearce and Carter Wrenn, respected political consultants, discuss the upcoming primary runoff races with D.G. and Hampton Dellinger. Former U.S. Senate candidate Jim Neal explains his support for Cal Cunningham.