Who’s Talking

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

April 14, 2018

Guest: Yunte Huang:

Yunte Huang, a professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara talks about the Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng, arguably North Carolina’s most famous residents ever and his new book, “Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History.”

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March 31, 2018

Guest: Mike Wiley

Mike Wiley, acclaimed playwright, actor, and director, talks about the Playmakers World Premiere Mainstage production of his play “Leaving Eden,” a North Carolina fable, with music & lyrics by Laurelyn Dossett, directed by Vivienne Benesch. April 4 to 22. A story of racial tension, immigration, and economic crisis in a small North Carolina town—this unearthing of yesterday yields a hopeful hymn for our future.

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March 24, 2018

Guest: Jim Dodson

Jim Dodson, the author of ten books, including, Final Rounds, American Triumvirate, The Range Bucket List and the editor the great magazines, Pine Straw, Salt, and O. Henry, who is working on a new book on The Great Wagon Road, talks about his work with the new magazines and his research on the Great Wagon Road.

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March 3, 2018

Dr. Kurt Newman, a graduate of UNC-Chapel and Duke Medical School, a surgeon for 30 years, and now President and Chief Executive Officer of the Children’s National Health System, is author of “HEALING CHILDREN: A Surgeon’s Stories from the Frontiers of Pediatric Medicine .” He talks about the new book and how to put children at the center of our national conversation on health.

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