Posts Tagged ‘WUNC’

July 14: “Storymakers: Durham” Community Listening Event

July 14: "Storymakers: Durham" Community Listening Event

Storymakers: Durham is a collaborative project among producer John Biewen, audio program director at the Center for Documentary Studies and host of CDS’s Scene on Radio podcast; North Carolina Public Radio – WUNC; SpiritHouse, Inc., a black women-led arts and organizing group; and the people of Durham, North Carolina. The project is a part of the Localore: Finding America, […]


Groundwork Radio Special Hosted by NPR’s Scott Simon Airing on Stations Nationwide

Groundwork Radio Special Hosted by NPR's Scott Simon Airing on Stations Nationwide

A one-hour radio special hosted by NPR Weekend Edition‘s Scott Simon features stories from Groundwork, a radio and multimedia project of the Center for Documentary Studies. The show will air on more than a hundred public radio stations nationwide, including WNYC New York, WBEZ Chicago, KUOW Seattle, Minnesota Public Radio, KALW San Francisco, and many others. Check with your […]


Listen: Big Shed/CDS Audio Documentary “The Great Moonshine Conspiracy”

Listen: Big Shed/CDS Audio Documentary "The Great Moonshine Conspiracy"

In his 2011 book Spirits of Just Men: Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the Moonshine Capital of the World (University of Illinois Press), Charlie Thompson chronicles Virginia’s Great Moonshine Conspiracy Trial of 1935, which made national news and exposed the far-reaching and pervasive tendrils of Appalachia’s local moonshine economy. The folks at the audio and […]


Watch: CDS Students Produce Video Series on Farmworker Conditions and Child Labor

Watch: CDS Students Produce Video Series on Farmworker Conditions and Child Labor

Undergraduates in CDS Artist in Residence Bruce Orenstein’s  Documentary Studies: Video for Social Change class have produced a series of advocacy videos touching on the conditions of farmworkers in North Carolina and child labor in the agricultural industry. The course is being taught in collaboration with Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF); SAF,  NC Children in […]


Podcast Available: CDS Writer in Residence Duncan Murrell Discusses Life and Writing on WUNC’s “The State of Things”

Podcast Available: CDS Writer in Residence Duncan Murrell Discusses Life and Writing on WUNC’s “The State of Things”

CDS Writer in Residence Duncan Murrell was the guest on WUNC’s (91.5 FM) “The State of Things” on December 5 with host Frank Stasio. Besides CDS and its documentary writing program, the wide-ranging discussion touched on . . . military service, New Orleans, termites, and bow hunting, among other topics. Duncan Murrell on “The State […]


New Book: “In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America,” by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian / Includes DVD of Their Film “Death Row”

New Book: "In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America," by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian / Includes DVD of Their Film "Death Row"

  In This Timeless Time features photographs by Bruce Jackson and text by Bruce Jackson with Diane Christian, as well as a DVD of their film Death Row, and “is about life on Death Row in Texas, the special prison within a prison the state maintains for men it plans to put to death,” as […]