225 Years of Tar Heels: Carl Kasell

Long before National Public Radio’s lucky listeners could win Carl Kasell’s voice on their answering machine, he was helping put what would become one of the nation’s top NPR affiliates on the air. As UNC students in the 1950s, Kasell and classmate Charles Kuralt founded WUNC, a UNC student-run station that would later become North Carolina Public Radio. (

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