Charlotte Talks on WFAE

Weekdays at 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Mike Collins

Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins is this region's exclusive forum for the discussion of politics, growth, the arts, culture, social issues, literature, human interest, the environment and more. If something is of interest to people in the Charlotte region, listeners and leaders know the topic is bound to be discussed on Charlotte Talks. 

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Fri March 7, 2008

Charlotte Talks

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The Last Dropout The high dropout rate continues to impact school systems across the country. Communities in Schools founder Bill Milliken has written a book about what he calls an epidemic. We'll talk to Milliken about the impact on schools, families, and society when kids dropout of school. Guests Bill Milliken - Author, The Last Dropout: Stop the Epidemic! More information: www.thelastdropout.com Bill Anderson - Executive Director, Communities in Schools Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323, charlottetalks@wfae.org or comment at Charlotte Blogs.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Wed March 5, 2008

Children's Theatre / Blumenthal Broadway Series

We'll check in with the Children's Theatre of Charlotte as they open Survivng the Applewhites, a play for teens and young adults by local Newbury award winning author Stephanie Tolan. Then we visit with the lead actors for the touring version of the musical based on Adam Sandler's hit movie The Wedding Singer. Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323, charlottetalks@wfae.org or comment at Charlotte Blogs.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Mon March 3, 2008

Infertility and Egg Donorship

Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Fri February 29, 2008

Generational Racism

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Guest Host Chris Clackum interviews Chuck Underwood, author of "Generational Imperative." In his book, Mr. Underwood examines the 5 generations of the 20th century. He contends that these 5 generations have been instrumental in dealing with, and largely overcoming, racism. Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323, charlottetalks@wfae.org or comment at Charlotte Blogs.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Thu February 28, 2008

Fantasy and Native American History

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We'll mix the world of Fantasy and the field of Native American History on this edition of Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins. Dr. Amy Sturgis of Hickory will join us to talk about how her two areas of expertise - Fantasy Literature and Native American History - come together. Dr. Sturgis joins us in advance of her talk tonight at Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory. More on the lecture at www.amyhsturgis.com. Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323, charlottetalks@wfae.org or comment at Charlotte Blogs.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Tue February 26, 2008

Average Joes

It's our February edition of Average Joes on the edition of Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins. Join four Charlotte Talks listeners for debate and conversation about the topics most important to them. This month's topics include the presidential election, the cost of adoption, school violence, reality TV, religion and more. You can listen and participate with your peers today on Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins. Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323, charlottetalks@wfae.org or comment at Charlotte Blogs.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Fri February 22, 2008

Mammoth Hunter

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Thu February 21, 2008

StoryCorps

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Wed February 20, 2008

Cancer Activism

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Tue February 19, 2008

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