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“EDENTON — About 40 young women came out to Swain Auditorium in response to an open casting call to portray on camera Edenton-born  Harriet Jacobs. “Stacey Harkless, the film’s producer, said she would love to see a three-night miniseries. “Much of the story [will be filmed] in Edenton, because the town is an important part […]

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— A visceral provenance indeed: The staircase where Harriet Jacobs was beaten. — The hoopla for “The King’s Speech” gives cause (were any needed) to look back at the insightful and unblinking work of Durham’s Barry Yeoman, e.g.,  “They Called him B-Biden” and “Why My Stutter Makes me a Better Reporter” and “Wrestling with Words.” […]

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— What was his great-great-great grandfather thinking? — A play about Harriet Jacobs, a film about Carl Sandburg. — Death noted: Clyde King, whose long baseball career began with an overnight transformation from Tar Heel to Brooklyn Dodger. — Roadside marker in Fayetteville is state’s first to  recognize a Muslim. — Lost Colony researcher‘s  “two […]

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