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

December 7, 2019

Chapel Hill’s William Leuchtenburg, William Rand Kenan, Jr., Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, leading historian of the American Presidency and frequent guest on this program, talks about the concept of impeachment in American presidential history.

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November 23, 2019

Casey Cep, New York Times best selling author, talks about the incredible story of a Baptist minister accused of murdering five of his family members who was himself murdered at the funeral of his last victim, the lawyer who defended both the reverend and the vigilante who shot him, along with Pulitzer-Prize winner Harper Lee’s own attempt to write a book about the case.

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November 16, 2019

Jodi Magness, Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, talks about the continuing work at the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel and about her new book, “Masada From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth.” More info at http://huqoq.web.unc.edu/

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November 9, 2019

Rufus Edmisten, Deputy Chief Counsel for the Senate Watergate Committee, NC Attorney General and Secretary of State, Democratic nominee for governor in 1984 and, many say, the most colorful politician in North Carolina’s last 50 years, talks about his new book, “That’s Rufus: A Memoir of Tar Heel Politics, Watergate and Public Life”

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November 2, 2019

Howard Covington, author of “Fire and Stone: The Making of the University of North Carolina under Presidents Edward Kidder Graham and Harry Woodburn Chase”. He talks about the new book and the University of North Carolina during the years between World War I and the Great Depression

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