Who’s Talking

When you’re talking with DG Martin, you’re talking to a veteran, lawyer, politician, administrator and author. DG’s been around the block a few times, and on “Who’s Talking,” you’ll hear his conversations with guests practically guaranteed to provide some of the most interesting back-and-forth you’ll hear all weekend. 

 

July 4, 2020

On June 29, 1905, Archibald Wright “Moonlight” Graham a Carolina grad and older brother of President Frank Graham appeared as a right fielder in a single major league game for the New York Giants and then became a beloved doctor in Minnesota. That story was popularized in the move, Field of Dreams. This weekend WCHL is remembering that game by re-airing a 2009 conversation with Brett Friedlander and Bob Reising, authors of “Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams’ Doc Graham.”

June 27, 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.

June 20, 2020

Coach Lefty Driesell, the legendary and Hall of Fame basketball coach at four different colleges, Davidson, Maryland, James Madison, and Georgia State, all of which he took to the NCAA tournament. In a program from 2014 he shared some of those memories

June 13, 2020

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

June 6, 2020

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”

May 9, 2020

Chapel Hill’s John May, a retired textile executive and author of “Poe and Fanny” and “The Poe Letters,” talks about his family history and his privately published new book, “The Mays of Alamanns’ Creek: A Family Odyssey,” in which he tells his family’s story–from the time of human origins in Africa to the textile town of Burlington. 

April 25, 2020

Guest: 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.

April 18, 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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