SouthBound The South... What is it? Movies, books, songs, myths and legends have tried to explain this part of the United States. SouthBound, a new podcast series from WFAE, talks to people who were born and raised in the South. Hosted by journalist Tommy Tomlinson, SouthBound features conversations with notable Southerners from all walks of life – from artists and athletes to preachers and politicians. New episodes every Wednesday.
SouthBound

SouthBound

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The South... What is it? Movies, books, songs, myths and legends have tried to explain this part of the United States. SouthBound, a new podcast series from WFAE, talks to people who were born and raised in the South. Hosted by journalist Tommy Tomlinson, SouthBound features conversations with notable Southerners from all walks of life – from artists and athletes to preachers and politicians. New episodes every Wednesday.

Most Recent Episodes

SouthBound: Bobby Jones On The NBA Finals, '72 Olympics & Other Courtside Tales

Bobby Jones built a basketball career on his ability to guard other players, to the point where Nike created a marketing campaign calling him the Secretary of Defense. He was an All-Star five times in his 12-year pro career and won an NBA title in 1983 as a member of a great Philadelphia 76ers team that included Moses Malone and Dr. J, Julius Erving.

SouthBound: Bobby Jones On The NBA Finals, '72 Olympics & Other Courtside Tales

SouthBound: Kathy Izard On Finding Homes For The Homeless, Finding Herself

Have you ever heard that little voice telling you to do something more with your life? Kathy Izard heard that voice, and unlike many of us, she decided to listen.

SouthBound: Kathy Izard On Finding Homes For The Homeless, Finding Herself

SouthBound: Andre Leon Talley On His 40 Years Atop The Fashion World

If you somehow had a giant photo album of the last 40 years of fashion history, as you scrolled you would see one face over and over again, a head taller than most everybody else. That's Andre Leon Talley.

SouthBound: Laura Vinroot Poole on How Southern Women Dress, Her Own Path Into the Fashion World

If you know much about fashion, you probably know the name Laura Vinroot Poole. The fashion business definitely knows about her – she's a common presence in the houses of designers all over the world. She owns three boutiques in Charlotte, and her flagship store, Capitol, has now been around for 20 years. But Laura Vinroot Poole didn't plan on going into fashion. The path of her life has surprised her, the same way it surprised her family and friends. It all came from one strong desire – to get

SouthBound: Laura Vinroot Poole on How Southern Women Dress, Her Own Path Into the Fashion World

SouthBound: Webb Hubbell's Long Journey From The Clinton Admin, To Prison, To Writing Novels

Webb Hubbell was a political prodigy. When he was just 29, Webb Hubbell became mayor of Little Rock. A few years later, he was chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. And a few years after that, he was heading to Washington to serve under his friend, President Bill Clinton. But his fast rise was followed by a hard fall.

SouthBound: Webb Hubbell's Long Journey From The Clinton Admin, To Prison, To Writing Novels

SouthBound: Dale Earnhardt Jr. On NASCAR, Retirement, And Becoming A Dad

In all my years of doing interviews, I've met very few people who are as open and honest about themselves as this week's SouthBound guest, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

SouthBound: Dale Earnhardt Jr. On NASCAR, Retirement, And Becoming A Dad

SouthBound: Author Kimmery Martin On Her Debut Novel And Life As An ER Doctor

Kimmery Martin's first novel, "The Queen of Hearts," has got love, death, humor, secrets, hot doctor sex, and a medical procedure performed with a fork. Does that sound like something you might be interested in reading?

SouthBound: Author Kimmery Martin On Her Debut Novel And Life As An ER Doctor

SouthBound: Andrea Kirby On Living On Both Sides Of The Camera

If you're a sports fan of a certain age, you probably know Andrea Kirby's voice. From her roots in Alabama, she became a pioneering woman in sports broadcasting, reporting from around the globe on ABC's "Wide World of Sports" in the '70s. From there, she changed jobs to become a media coach for athletes and coaches, becoming known in some circles as "the athlete whisperer." In this episode of SouthBound , she tells stories from both sides of the camera.

SouthBound: Black History Month Through A Southern Lens

February is Black History Month, and today, we look back at some of our favorite moments from past interviews that examine the culture and history of African-American life in the American South.

SouthBound: Historian Joshua Burford On The Unseen LGBTQ History Of The South

So how do you document history if a lot of that history has been hidden from the outside world? That's the challenge and the life's work of Josh Burford , who has set out to tell the LGBTQ history of the South.

SouthBound: Historian Joshua Burford On The Unseen LGBTQ History Of The South

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