March 18, 2009
Chapel Hill Science Writer and science book reviewer, Phil Manning about the new book, “The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler” by Thomas Hager.
March 17, 2009
James Woolsey, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency in 1993-95, about the intersection of national security and energy conservation policy.
March 10, 2009
Luther Hodges, Jr., Adjunct Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, about his recent travel to Iraq to teach a business ethics and law course. Read his day-by-day account of this experience at:
March 6, 2009
John Eckblad, an important collector of art works showing industrial scenes, and Timothy Riggs, curator of the current exhibition at the Ackland, about .”At the Heart of Progress: Coal, Iron, and Steam since 1750 – Industrial Imagery from the John P. Eckblad Collection (January 24 – May 17, 2009).” www.ackland.org/index.php
March 5, 2009
Guest host Suzanne Havala Hobbs, author of “Get the Trans Fat Out: 601 Simple Ways to Cut the Trans Fat Out of Any Diet” and the newspaper column, “On The Table,” www.onthetable.net, interviews D.G. Martin about “Interstate Eateries” www.interstateeateries.com and how people can eat healthy at traditional homecooking and barbecue restaurants.
March 3, 2009
Peder Zane, Book Review Editor, The News & Observer, about his recent columns urging Governor Perdue to take down the Confederate Monument on Capitol Square.
February 27, 2009
James Protzman, author of Jesus Swept, about his new book that celebrates a philosophy of life you can put on a bumper sticker: “Do good. Be nice. Have fun.”. www.jamesprotzman.com
February 26, 2009
Don Boulton, UNC’s Vice Chancellor and Dean for Student Affairs from 1972 through 1995, and Peggy Jablonski, UNC’s current Vice Chancellor and Dean for Student Affairs–since 2004, about comparing the challenges of student life at Carolina–the 1980s and 90s vs. the present times.
February 25, 2009
Ed Southern, author of Voices of the American Revolution in the Carolinas, about the new book and the work of the North Carolina Writers Network.
For a good map of the Southern Campaigns in the Revolution:
February 19, 2009
Joe Haj, Producing artistic director of Playmakers and director of Well, Judith-Marie Bergan, who plays the mother Amanda Wingfield in THE GLASS MENAGERIE, Brenda Wehle, who plays the mother Ann Kron in WELL, about the Playmakers productions of The Glass Menagerie and Well through March 1. www.playmakersrep.org