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D.G.Martin is smart. He is a retired lawyer, Green Beret, athlete,and democratic politician. He can talk about anything and everything, and does he ever. Above all, D.G. is curious. Curious about his guest and curious to learn from them.

Latest Episodes

June 10, 2017

Guest: Ed Haag

Greensboro’s Ed Haag, a writer and former teacher, now a businessman, is fluent in Mandarin Chinese after living for six years in Taiwan, where he gained an interest in Charlie Soong the father of Madam Chiang Kai-shek. He talks about the North Carolina connections to Charlie Soong and his family and his book, “Charlie Soong: North Carolina’s Link to the Fall of the Last Emperor of China.”

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June 3, 2017

Guest: John T. Edge

John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, contributing editor at Garden & Gun and a columnist for the Oxford American, author or editor of 12 earlier books, about his latest book “THE POTLIKKER PAPERS: A Food History of the Modern South ”, which begins with the black cooks and maids who fed and supported the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, and tracks the South’s fitful journey from a hive of racism to a newer South.

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May 13, 2017

Julian Pleasants. Long time history professor at University of Florida, prolific researcher, author of books about North Carolina politics and history, and author of “Home Front: North Carolina During World War II,” talking about the new book and how World War II changed the face of North Carolina: To order book from Florida University Press call 800-226-3822 or link to upress.ufl.edu. For 50% discount until May 31, 2017, order on line at upress.ufl.edu Use code AU517.

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