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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri September 7, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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Great Conversations
Robert Goulet has been a star of stage and screen for several decades. He passed through Charlotte in 2004 while touring with the musical Camelot and sat down with Mike for a fascinating conversation. We'll revisit that conversation as part of our Great Conversations Series.
Since this is a rebroadcast we won't be able to take your calls.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu September 6, 2007

Charlotte Talks

McCrory on Mayoral Primary
1:00 pm
Wed September 5, 2007

McCrory on Mayoral Primary

Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory and CMS board member Ken Gjertsen are the Republicans running for mayor. Next Tuesday voters will decide who will go up against Democrat Beverly Earle in November. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with both candidates. First, an interview with Pat McCrory.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed September 5, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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Mike Drummond and the Iraq War
Charlotte Observer reporter Mike Drummond recently spent an extended tour in Iraq embedding with troop patrols and interviewing Iraqis. He'll join us to talk about his experience in that war torn country.
Guest:
Mike Drummond - Staff reporter, Charlotte Observer
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.
Related Links:
Mike Drummond's blog, Baghdad Diary

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Crime: Perceptions Match Reality?
1:00 pm
Wed September 5, 2007

Crime: Perceptions Match Reality?

New Hope in Chapel Hill
1:00 pm
Tue September 4, 2007

New Hope in Chapel Hill

Most college football teams played their first game of the season this weekend. To many sports fans in the South, the college football season is as good as it gets. But for North Carolina Tar Heel fans, there hasn't been a lot to cheer for in recent years. This season, though, there's new hope in Chapel Hill.

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50 Years of Integration at CMS
1:00 pm
Tue September 4, 2007

50 Years of Integration at CMS

Fifty years ago, African American student Dorothy Counts walked into Harding High School. It was the first step toward integrating Charlotte's schools. For a look at how far the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district has come since then, WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with Julian Wright, chairman of the Equity Committee of the CMS Board.

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Gone Fishing
1:00 pm
Fri August 31, 2007

Gone Fishing

Taking a break from the worries of the world shouldn't have to be a priority when you're a child. But WFAE commentator Carolyn Noell has this childhood memory of being glad for a Labor Day respite.

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U.S.O. Lounge Turns One
1:00 pm
Thu August 30, 2007

U.S.O. Lounge Turns One

The U.S.O. lounge at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport completes its first year of existence this week. In the first year, 62,000 men and women of the military and their family members have spent time at the lounge. To commemorate the anniversary, WFAE's Scott Graf called Jack Ahart, the retired Navy Captain who runs the Charlotte U.S.O. He said the numbers are well beyond his expectations.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu August 30, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Fall Arts Preview
We'll take a look at the upcoming season for the arts in our region with an expert panel that includes two busy theater writers and a music reporter.
Guests:
Perry Tannenbaum - Theater critic, Creative Loafing
Julie York Coppens - Theater critic, Charlotte Observer
Steven Brown - Music critic and writer, Charlotte Observer
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.
Related Links:
Charlotte Observer Arts Preview
Mecklenburg County Cultural Guide

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