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Frank Daniels, Jr.: Heading the N&O

Frank Daniels, Jr., discusses his career as publisher of the Raleigh News and Observer.

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Shannon Vickery, director of production partnerships and business development, has been with UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina since 1995. At PMNC, Shannon has also worked as assignment editor for North Carolina Now, reporter/producer, senior correspondent, executive producer for content and director of production. Shannon holds bachelor's degrees in broadcast journalism and political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia, as well as a Master of Arts Degree from Duke University with an emphasis in health policy.
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UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina's Biographical Conversations, hosted by Shannon Vickery, captures reminiscences of extraordinary North Carolinians whose impact and vision have earned them national prominence and a place in history.
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The North Carolina Encyclopedia
The State Library's North Carolina Encyclopedia provides a broad view of the people, government and geography that makes the Tar Heel State so unique.
Southern Oral History Program
The Southern Oral History Program, located at UNC-Chapel Hill, has collected North Carolinians' stories for almost 30 years. It now houses more than 2,500 interviews with persons from all walks of life.
North Carolina Museum of History
The North Carolina Museum of History and its three regional museums around the state provide a wonderful glimpse at the heritage and tradition of our state.
North Carolina Agricultural History
Since 1650, our state has grown tobacco and other crops. Take a quick trip through history with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services to see the important impact of agriculture on our state.
North Carolina Division of Archives & History
The mission of the North Carolina Division of Archives & History is to collect and preserve our state's rich historic resources and make them available to all North Carolinians.