Biographical Conversations With...

UNC-TV's Biographical Conversations, hosted by Shannon Vickery, captures the reminiscences of extraordinary North Carolinians whose impact and vision have earned them national prominence and a place in history. Funded by A.J. Fletcher Foundation

Biographical Conversations with... is an ongoing original production of UNC-TV and is funded by a generous grant from the A.J. Fletcher Foundation.

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Episodes 77

Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Harvey Gantt: Episode 3: Trailblazing Designs

Biographical Conversations With...

Harvey Gantt: Episode 3: Trailblazing Designs

Episode three reflects on the two political races against Jessie Helms for the US Senate.

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Harvey Gantt: Episode 3: Trailblazing Designs

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Harvey Gantt: Episode 2: Mayor of Charlotte

Biographical Conversations With...

Harvey Gantt: Episode 2: Mayor of Charlotte

Episode two explores Harvey Gantt's path to become a City Council member and Mayor.

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Harvey Gantt: Episode 2: Mayor of Charlotte

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Eva Clayton: Episode 1 - From Georgia to Warren County

Biographical Conversations With...

Eva Clayton: Episode 1 - From Georgia to Warren County

Eva Clayton reflects on her high school and college eras and her marriage to TT Clayton.

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Eva Clayton: Episode 1 - From Georgia to Warren County

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Eva Clayton: Episode 2 - The Road to Congress

Biographical Conversations With...

Eva Clayton: Episode 2 - The Road to Congress

Eva Clayton worked with the Civil Rights pioneer Floyd McKissick to create Soul City.

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Eva Clayton: Episode 2 - The Road to Congress

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Clips 206

Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Harvey Gantt:  Risky Voting

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Harvey Gantt: Risky Voting

Harvey Gantt shares how voting became a risky business for his father.

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Harvey Gantt: Risky Voting

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Harvey Gantt: Black Millionaires Created

Biographical Conversations With...

Harvey Gantt: Black Millionaires Created

Harvey Gantt clarifies statement that Jessie Helms muddled during the race for US Senate.

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Harvey Gantt: Black Millionaires Created

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Harvey Gantt: Bring on the Hornets

Biographical Conversations With...

Harvey Gantt: Bring on the Hornets

Harvey Gantt gives to how the city attracted the NBA Hornets to play in Charlotte.

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Harvey Gantt: Bring on the Hornets

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Harvey Gantt: Hard Work Pays Off

Biographical Conversations With...

Harvey Gantt: Hard Work Pays Off

Harvey Gantt shares how Mrs. Wiggs became his best teaches.

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Harvey Gantt: Hard Work Pays Off

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Harvey Gantt: Mrs. Wiggs Scares Harvey

Biographical Conversations With...

Harvey Gantt: Mrs. Wiggs Scares Harvey

Harvey Gantt expresses why his mother demanded he attend Mrs. Wiggs class.

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Harvey Gantt: Mrs. Wiggs Scares Harvey

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Eva Clayton: Developing Personal Skills w/Minimum Education

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Eva Clayton: Developing Personal Skills w/Minimum Education

Eva Clayton tells how her father developed personal skills with only a 6-grade education.

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Eva Clayton: Developing Personal Skills w/Minimum Education

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Eva Clayton: Eva's Strategy in Getting Political Help

Biographical Conversations With...

Eva Clayton: Eva's Strategy in Getting Political Help

Eva Clayton shares strategies used in getting Democrats and Republicans to pass bills.

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Eva Clayton: Eva's Strategy in Getting Political Help

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Eva Clayton: Know the Qualities of Your Candidates

Biographical Conversations With...

Eva Clayton: Know the Qualities of Your Candidates

Eva Clayton expresses concerns for poor qualities in candidates running for offices.

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Eva Clayton: Know the Qualities of Your Candidates

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Video thumbnail: Biographical Conversations With... Biographical Conversations with Eva Clayton

Biographical Conversations With...

Biographical Conversations with Eva Clayton

Three-part series begins Thursday, January 7th!

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Biographical Conversations with Eva Clayton

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