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Our State

Surrounded by Silence/What Say You

Video duration: 28:30Video has closed captioning.

Meet Jane Fernandes, President of Guilford College, who never let her deafness limit her, and has now found a home at a Quaker school that values contemplation and silence. Then, Walt Wolfram, Director of the North Carolina Language and Life Project, introduces us to the some of the unique dialects of North Carolina and makes his yearly pilgrimage to Ocracoke Island.

Episodes of Our State66

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Our State

The Secret of the Tomb/The Sweetest Sound

This episode features the Gause family tomb and hammered dulcimer maker Jerry Read Smith.

27:46

The Secret of the Tomb/The Sweetest Sound

27:46

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Our State

Unconditional Love/Dressed for Succes/Atlantic Beach Pie

This episode features Winey Bears, Atlantic Beach Pie, and Little Black Dressing.

27:30

Unconditional Love/Dressed for Succes/Atlantic Beach Pie

27:30

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Our State

The Mineral City/Becoming Clyde

This episode features the town of Spruce Pine and author Clyde Edgerton.

28:22

The Mineral City/Becoming Clyde

28:22

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Our State

Hunt Library/The Lockwood Folly/One Moment, One Meeting

This episode features Hunt Library, the Lockwood Folly River and Japanese tea gatherings.

27:09

Hunt Library/The Lockwood Folly/One Moment, One Meeting

27:09

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Our State

Surrounded by Silence

This segment features Jane Fernandes, President of Guilford College.

12:11

Surrounded by Silence

12:11

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Our State

What Say You

This segment features Walt Wolfram exploring North Carolina dialects.

13:18

What Say You

13:18

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Our State

The Secret of the Tomb

This segment features the Gause family tomb.

12:10

The Secret of the Tomb

12:10

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Our State

The Sweetest Sound

This segment features hammered dulcimer artisan Jerry Read Smith.

12:08

The Sweetest Sound

12:08

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Our State

Atlantic Beach Pie

This segment features Atlantic Beach Pie and Crook's Corner chef Bill Smith.

7:29

Atlantic Beach Pie

7:29

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Our State

Dressed for Success

This episode features Kissie Stroup, founder of Little Black Dressing.

7:27

Dressed for Success

7:27

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Our State

Unconditional Love

This segment features teddy bear artist Sally Winey.

8:59

Unconditional Love

8:59

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Our State

Becoming Clyde

This segment features author Clyde Edgerton.

13:23

Becoming Clyde

13:23

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