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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Mon May 14, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Open Phones
We open the phones to listeners. Possible subjects include the recent CMS school bond proposal, The Alberto Gonzalez testimony, The Iraq War spending bill or anything else on your mind.
Join the conversation at 704-926-WFAE (9323), 1-800-603-WFAE (9323), or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Mary's Day
1:00 pm
Fri May 11, 2007

Mary's Day

This Mother's Day, many people will shower their mothers with gifts, good deeds and greetings. And others will pause in reverence to their mothers. WFAE commentator Gus Succop is taking pause this year.

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Students Discuss Iraq War
1:00 pm
Fri May 11, 2007

Students Discuss Iraq War

Students from Davidson College and Baghdad University on Thursday used a satellite video link to exchange views about the war in Iraq. It gave those on both sides a chance to understand the situation on a more personal level. David Boraks has this report.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri May 11, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Archive - Conversation with Grace Slick
We replay a visit with rock-and-roll icon Grace Slick. Aside from her musical acumen, Ms. Slick is also an accomplished artist. She came to Charlotte with an exhibit of her work last year.
Guest
Grace Slick, Artist and rock-and-roll icon.

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School Overcrowding
1:00 pm
Thu May 10, 2007

School Overcrowding

Even if every bond issue being floated by school districts all around the region were to pass, it still might not be enough to keep up with demand. So, instead of just pointing out that kids are learning in trailers, we thought we'd look at how schools are handling a situation that we'll all be dealing with for quite a while.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Thu May 10, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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CMS Bonds Package
A record sized bond package has been proposed for the CMS budget. We'll explore the bond package as well as the winners and losers for the next possible CMS budget.
Guests
Trent Merchant, CMS School Board Member
Guy Chamberlain, Associate Superintendent of Auxiliary Services
Kaye McGarry, CMS School Board Member
www.cms.k12.nc.us

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Wed May 9, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Jim Black Faces Sentencing
1:00 pm
Tue May 8, 2007

Jim Black Faces Sentencing

Last week, former State House member Michael Decker was sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a public corruption scandal. Monday, former State Lottery Commissioner Kevin Geddings was also sentenced to four years. U.S. District Court Judge James Dever is also preparing sentencing for Black, and has hinted that a harsh penalty may await him. Taylor says the long sentences for both Geddings and Decker are sending a message.

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Tue May 8, 2007

Charlotte Talks

UsabilityWe use computers every day. We also use appliances, tools, cars and a myriad of other objects and devices. There is an entire industry called "usability" that is devoted to making both hardware items and computers easier to use. GuestsDr. Heather Richter, Director of the HCI Lab at UNC-CharlotteSusan Dray, President of Dray and AssociatesJeffrey Grant, Innovater with Bank of America

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"Through My Eyes"
1:00 pm
Tue May 8, 2007

"Through My Eyes"

May 8, is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day. And the Mecklenburg County Area Mental Health Authority is inviting the community to a screening tonight of the documentary on youth mental health. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with the county's clinical social worker for children, Kim Campbell.

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