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“Back in his home state of North Carolina to speak on foreign policy, TV Newsman Edward R. Murrow was button holed in Charlotte by a reporter: When and why had Murrow changed his name from Egbert to Edward? “Caught squarely, ex-Logger Murrow grinned and replied: ‘I did that when I was 13 or 14 years […]

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” ‘Eyewitness to History’ (CBS), which takes up the top news story of each week and analyzes it in respectable detail, is a good example of the sort of first-rate service television can perform. … As impressive as the show itself is its young analyst-narrator, Charles Kuralt, 25, who wrote a human interest column for […]

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– Other than the first appearance of the Miscellany link dump, what are the 10 “most significant events in North Carolina history”? – What, you thought Wilbur and Orville flew to Kitty Hawk? – John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Nina Simone, Max Roach and Billy Taylor born here, Dizzy Gillespie educated here,  Billy Strayhorn inspired here […]

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