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When the 44th president speaks at Bank of America Stadium, will he say something memorable? The record of his predecessors is an interestingly mixed bag.  Can you can identify the presidents or future presidents who made these comments on their visits to Charlotte? 1. “I have seen the denuding of your forests, I have seen […]

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In 1998 Reynolds Price read from “Roxanna Slade,” his new novel, at a Borders in Charlotte. Afterward, he recalled having visited the White House at the invitation of Bill Clinton. How big a fan was Clinton? Accompanying Price on the elevator, he shocked his guest by reciting the famous opening sentence of “A Long and […]

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Waiting On Elvis, 1956 This place up in Charlotte called Chuck’s where I used to waitress and who came in one night but Elvis and some of his friends before his concert at the Arena, I was twenty-six married but still waiting tables and we got to joking around like you do, and he was […]

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