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 will come out every other week on Wednesday.
SouthBound

SouthBound

From WFAE

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 will come out every other week on Wednesday.

Most Recent Episodes

SouthBound: Dolph Ramseur

On this episode of SouthBound we talk with Dolph Ramseur, who grew up on a dirt road in Concord, North Carolina, trying to keep from having to work in the cotton mills that used to employ so many southerners, including many in his own family.

SouthBound Extra: Dolph Ramseur, The Man Behind The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers are perhaps the most influential band to launch out of the Charlotte area. The two brothers, Scott and Seth, grew up in Concord and their distinct mix of folk and punk-rock music have earned them critical acclaim and an international following.

SouthBound: John T. Edge

On this episode of SouthBound we talk to John T. Edge , who has thought more, and more deeply, about Southern food than maybe anyone else in the world.

SouthBound Extra: A Preview of John T. Edge Interview

What lessons can we learn about the South's history through traditional Southern dishes? That's a question that John T. Edge has set out to examine in his new book, The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South . Edge is a food writer and historian who heads the Southern Foodways Alliance. He's the guest on the newest episode of WFAE's new podcast, Southbound.

SouthBound: Harvey Gantt

On this episode of SouthBound we talk to Harvey Gantt , who has spent his whole life pushing against the boundaries of the South. When he was still a high-school student, he organized a sit-in at a department store. He became the first black student at Clemson University, and the first black mayor of Charlotte. He lost two bruising elections for the U.S. Senate to Jesse Helms. And during nearly all that time, he was a working architect, designing homes, office buildings and public spaces that

SouthBound Extra: A Preview Of Harvey Gantt Interview

WFAE's new podcast, SouthBound , aims to engage in conversations with people who reveal how the region shapes who they are and what they do. It debuts Nov. 15. Host Tommy Tomlinson's first guest is Harvey Gantt. He was Charlotte's first African-American mayor when he served two terms in the 1980s. He then had memorable campaigns against U.S. Senator Jesse Helms. He talks about all that in his conversation with Tommy.

SouthBound Extra: Introducing Host Tommy Tomlinson

WFAE's new podcast, SouthBound , debuts Nov. 15. It's about the South, told through conversations with people who grew up and live in the region. Host Tommy Tomlinson will engage in conversations with people who reveal how the South shapes who they are and what they do. In this segment, WFAE News Director Greg Collard introduces listeners to Tommy and his goals for SouthBound.

SouthBound Extra: Introducing The Podcast

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.

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