In his long career as a journalist, Ed Williams had a front row seat to many of the big issues and events that happened in the South, beginning in the late 1960s. For 25 years, Mr. Williams was the Editorial Page Editor for the Charlotte Observer, a role that not only allowed him to write about many of those issues, but to offer opinion and spark debate. In his retirement, Ed Williams has stayed busy, in part by putting together a collection of 50 years of his columns, which covered issues of race, politics, business, sports and the growth of Charlotte. We talk to him about this book on this Charlotte Talks.
Ed Williams - former editor and editorial page editor at the Charlotte Observer. Author of Liberating Dixie: An Editor's Life, From Ole Miss to Obama.
- Ed Williams will have a reading July 21 at 6pm at Beatties Ford Road public library and on August 10 at 9:45am at the Summer Speakers Series Park Road Baptist Church.