Charlotte Talks

Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Fri January 4, 2008

2007 Review / 2008 Preview

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Guest host Chris Clackum and a panel of reporters look back at the big stories of 2007. Our reporters will examine the biggest stories of the year in politics, business, the evironment and sports. We'll also look at some of the emerging stories of 2008. Guests: Robert Morris - Editor, Charlotte Business Magazine Taylor Batten - Elections Editor, Charlotte Observer Bruce Henderson - Staff Reporter, Charlotte Observer Ira Cronin - Sports Anchor, WCNC NBC6 Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-926-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Thu January 3, 2008

The Blue Ridge Parkway

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It's one of the most famous roads in the U.S. and much of it is in North Carolina, but how did the Blue Ridge Parkway come to be? Guest host Chris Clackum and his guests discuss this popular scenic destination highway today on Charlotte Talks. Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Wed January 2, 2008

The Voice of Harry Potter

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We'll revisit a conversation with one of the most recognizable voices in the audio book industry. Jim Dale is the voice of every one of the voices on the Harry Potter audio book series. Guest: Jim Dale - Actor, Songwriter and Voiceover Artist More about the audio book series. Since this is an encore presentation of Charlotte Talks we won't be able to take your phone calls or emails this hour.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Fri December 28, 2007

Charlotte Talks

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The Kratt Brothers On this encore presentation of Charlotte Talks, we'll talk with the Kratt Brothers, hosts of "Kratts' Creatures" on PBS stations around the country. The brothers travel around the world, looking for interesting creatures to share with their viewers, and teach them a little about the part of the world they're in while they're at it. Guests Chris Kratt Martin Kratt Since this is an encore presentation of Charlotte Talks we won't be able to take your phone calls or emails this hour.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Thu December 27, 2007

Walter Isaacson

On this encore presentation of Charlotte Talks, a special broadcast from Lenoir Rhyne College earlier this fall with Walter Isaacson, author of the definitive biographies of Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin. That's just the beginning of Isaacson's body of work, so join us for this replay on the interview to learn more. Since this is an encore presentation of Charlotte Talks we won't be able to take your phone calls or emails this hour.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Fri November 9, 2007

1,000 Places to See Before You Die / Carolina Thread Trail

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We'll meet travel writer Patricia Schultz. Her new book, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, is a comprehensive field guide to must-see places to visit in the USA and Canada. Then we hear from folks who are launching a major initiative to create a 15 county network of trails, greenways and waterways in our region. Guests: Patricia Schultz - Author, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die Ruth Shaw - Chair, Carolina Thread Trail Governing Board Davis Cable - Executive Director, Catawba Lands Conservancy Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Thu November 8, 2007

Maureen McGovern / Ethan Uslan

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Wed November 7, 2007

Melanie Bloom

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Mon November 5, 2007

Bonds

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Charlotte Talks
1:00 pm
Fri November 2, 2007

William Phillips Nobel Laureate

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William Phillips will join us. He won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1997 for the development of methonds to cool and trap atoms with laser light. We'll talk about his love for science since early childhood, the development of his theory that won the Nobel Prize, and about what he's doing now in the world of science. Phillips speaks at UNC-Charlotte and at CMS this week. Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

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