Midday Interviews

Midday Interviews
4:54 am
Mon May 5, 2008

Actor Blair Underwood on Barack Obama

Wilmington, NC – In the day before the North Carolina primary, the campaigns of both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama offered up a list of celebrities wanting to support their candidate.

Actor Blair Underwood is a Barack Obama fan.

He talks with WHQR's Alyson Novak about how his role in the HBO series, "In Treatment" informed his decision about Obama and the war in Iraq.

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Midday Interviews
10:28 am
Mon April 14, 2008

The Conversation Continues: Ports CEO Tom Eagar

Wilmington, NC – Listen to the full conversation with NC Ports Authority CEO Tom Eagar about transportation infrastrcture needs for the existing port at Wilmington and the planned terminal in Brunswick County.

This interview runs 23:00 minutes


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Midday Interviews
11:05 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Boseman Reacts to Wright's Testimony

Wilmington, NC – New Hanover County State Senator Julia Boseman was at the selection last night to fill the seat held by former State Representative Thomas Wright.

Just hours before district democrats filled Wright's seat, he was testifying in his criminal trial that he was being investigated only after he supported Boseman's republican challenger in the last election. Boseman called that accusation the most ridiculous things she's ever heard

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Midday Interviews
6:20 am
Tue March 18, 2008

The Conversation Continues: Art Constantini

Wilmington, NC – WHQR talks with Art Constantini, head of the Southeastern Center, about how his role changed with reform, who the system fails, where the money's going, and the one thing he isn't hearing discussed.

(Interview runs 19 minutes)

Southeastern Center for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse

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Midday Interviews
2:33 am
Wed March 12, 2008

What Grace and Julie want you to know about mental illness

Julie and Grace attend counseling at Peer Bridgers in Wilmington.

Wilmington, NC – Julie L. and Grace S., participants in North Carolina's mental health care system, talk about what they want other people with mental illness, and the general public, to know about the disease.

audio runs 2:20

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Midday Interviews
2:01 am
Wed March 12, 2008

The Conversation Continues: Dr. Jack St. Clair

The four-decade-old administrative building where Dr. St. Clair works is the most recent addition to Cherry Hospital.

Goldsboro, NC – As an extra to our mental health care series, hear a longer version of WHQR's interview with Cherry Hospital director, Dr. Jack St. Clair. St. Clair discusses everything from who the hospital treats and how, to chronic problems with overcrowding and underfunding.

Interview runs 24:00 minutes

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Midday Interviews
3:26 am
Sat March 1, 2008

The Conversation Continues: NC MHDDSAS Co-Dir Leza Wainwright

Wilmington, NC – WHQR's full conversation with Leza Wainwright, co-director North Carolina's Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services.

(run time 21 minutes)

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Thursday Commentary
3:49 pm
Tue October 2, 2007

Barbara Sullivan

Commentator Barbara Sullivan considers the ongoing debate over "native" versus "non-native" plants in our gardens.

Our gardening commentator Barbara Sullivan takes a few moments to consider the value of "native" vs "non-native" plants in our gardens.

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