Charlotte Talks

Erin Keever

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A special two-hour Public Conversation about the Trump Administration’s new stand on immigration.  Who do his policies affect?  What is law enforcement’s role?  And we hear some personal stories as Mike Collins hosts a special edition of Charlotte Talks from McGlohon Theater in Uptown Charlotte. 


Jeff Siner / Charlotte Observer

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The dawn of corporate and consumer activism in the Donald Trump era, plus the Tony-winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Mike Collins speaks with the show's lead actor and producer.

Women's March attendees at Romare Bearden Park
Nick de la Canal / WFAE

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Where do the recent Women’s Marches fit in with the overall arch of the women’s movement through time – and how do today’s women keep the momentum going?  Mike Collins finds out, when he talks to women who were at the marches in D.C. and in Charlotte.

Donald Trump names Neil Gorsuch as his first Supreme Court nominee.  If confirmed, how might a 5-4 balance on the court impact North Carolina issues like legislative districting, LGBT rights and more?  Hear from judicial experts when Charlotte Talks. 

Friday, January 27, 2017

This week, the Charlotte City Council and County Commission both considered spending on a Major League Soccer stadium- with very different results.  Former Governor Pat McCrory is heckled in Washington D.C. and South Carolina's Nikki Haley is headed to New York.  Host Mike Collins and our panel of reporters tackle those stories and more on the Charlotte Talks local news round up.

January 20, 2017

The Inauguration, the protests, who's going and who isn't. Local nominees to the new president’s cabinet, an update on the Charlotte School of Law and more.  Mike Collins and a panel of reporters touch on these stories and more during the local news roundup on this edition of Charlotte Talks.

Donald Trump
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Two experts on international security and foreign policy join host Mike Collins to discuss the issues relating to the Iran Nuclear Deal, Saudi Arabia, the ongoing crisis in Syria and more.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

We get the Charlotte point of view on our schism with Raleigh from two City Council members. Then, 'An American in Paris,' the Broadway musical version is in town and we talk to the leads about this hit treasure.

Chris Miller / WFAE

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Four-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon joins Mike Collins for a special conversation from the NASCAR Hall of Fame to talk about his career, his latest endeavors, his Children’s Foundation and more.  

Tom Ashbrook by Liz Linder Photography

On Point’s Tom Ashbrook joins host Mike Collins and our roundtable of reporters to talk about the swearing in of our new Governor Roy Cooper; Dylann Roof taking control of the sentencing phase of his trial; on-going problems at Charlotte School of Law-- and much more.  

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