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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

March 14, 2020

Patrick Wooten, Wayne Goodwin, and Karen Popp celebrate John Sanders, who has been a leading light in Chapel Hill since his arrival on campus more than 70 years ago, serving at study body president in 1950. He joined the staff of the Institute of Government beginning in 1951 and served as director for many years. He has been the go-to man when there was a problem or an opportunity in state government. He was also mentor to many young Carolina students and an inspiration to many others.

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February 29, 2020

Getting to Carolina: Chapel Hill’s Lennie Rosenbluth, hero of the 1957 championship victory over the University of Kansas and Wilt Chamberlain 54–53 in triple overtime, talks about his story of how and why he came to Carolina and what is was like to play for Coach Frank McGuire.

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February 22, 2020

Jim Auchmutey, a journalist who wrote for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for almost 30 years, specializing in stories about the South and its history and culture, talks about his new book, “Smokelore: A Short History of Barbecue in America,” and how the history of barbecue parallels the history of our country.

Guest host is John Shelton Reed coauthor of “Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue”

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