March 19, 2008
Bernie Reeves, Publisher and Editor of Metro Magazine, about The 5th Raleigh Spy Conference, March 26-28, 2008 at the NC Museum of History. For information on the spy conference or to register call 919-831-0999 or www.raleighspyconference.com
March 25, 2008
Lynne Rossetto Kasper, author of The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper: Recipes, Stories, and Opinions from Public Radio’s Award-Winning Food Show, about the new book and sharing ideas with Chapel Hill food experts Jean Anderson, Moreton Neal, and Bill Smith. She will have a public signing on April 9 at A Southern Season and April 10 at McIntyre’s.
Web page: http://splendidtable.publicradio.org/
March 18, 2008
Dick Baddour, Director of Athletics at UNC-Chapel Hill, about managing the ACC and NCAA tournament activities for men’s and women’s basketball.
March 12, 2008
Kathleen Blanco, former governor of Louisiana, about dealing with the aftermath of Katrina.
March 17, 2008
Former state representative from Asheville, Marie Colton, joins her daughter, Sarah Colton, author of novel “Tilt 68,” to continue an earlier discussion of the radical changes of the late 60s from a Southern female’s perspective.” http://watertowerbooks.com
March 6, 2008
William Leuchtenburg, world famous presidential historian, looking at the upcoming presidential contest through the eyes of history.
March 5, 2008
Debbie Lee Wesselmann, author of Captivity, about the new book and about her new book and the challenges of caring for primates who have been exploited by humans.
February 28, 2008
Vicky Jarrett, editor of Our State Magazine http://www.ourstate.com, and the magazine’s writers take Ron Stutts and D.G. Martin across North Carolina, featuring Bob Garner Eats: Macaroni & Cheese, Charles Blackburn Jr. describing the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame, and Diane Silcox-Jarrett on Orange County novelist, Lee Smith.
February 25, 2008
Dr. Hussein Hassouna, ambassador of the League of Arab States to United States http://www.arableagueonline.org/las/english/level1_en.jsp?level1_id=1
Discussing his role in coordinating the efforts and representing the viewpoints and interests of the member nations of the Arab League.
February 18, 2008
Philip F. Gura, William S. Newman distinguished professor of American literature and culture in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, about his new book American Transcendentalism: A History, which is a finalist for one of the most prestigious book prizes in America: the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction. The winner will be announced March 6.