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Charles Kuralt News Archive

The University of the People
When William Richardson Davie laid the cornerstone at Old East on Oct. 12, 1793, it marked the beginning of what alumnus Charles Kuralt would famously...

Binding a new generation to this place
When North Carolina native Charles Kuralt joined President Bill Clinton in a packed Kenan Stadium to celebrate Carolina’s bicentennial in October 1993, the words he...

Video: 'What is it that Binds Us to this Place' - 2014 Edition
A modernized take on the original commercial spot about the University of North Carolina based on Charles Kuralt's speech at the University's bicentennial in 1993...

UNC to debut new TV ad during first football game
UNC has scrapped its “Minds on a Mission” TV promo and will unveil a new commercial during the telecast of the opening football game Saturday...

UNC Alum Carl Kasell Announces Retirement
Carl Kasell was the voice of NPR News for thirty years. He's in the National Radio Hall of Fame. In later life, he found fame...

Bill Friday's final resting place is among friends
On a sweltering July day in 1997, I ran into Bill Friday in the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery. He was there, alone, making sure everything...

Video: UNC promo, featuring Charles Kuralt's words and narration
A 1990s Carolina commercial, featuring the well-known words and voice of Charles Kuralt '55. The 1950s Daily Tar Heel editor and popular CBS journalist died...

Charles Kuralt's bicentennial speech
Excerpts from Charles Kuralt's bicentennial speech, given on October 12, 1993. The date marked the 200th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of...


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