Charles Kuralt News & Bio
March 13, 1953: Carl Kasell and Charles Kuralt Help Launch WUNC-FM
|High School:||Central High School|
|Born:||September 10, 1934|
|Died:||July 4, 1997|
On March 13, 1953, UNC students Carl Kasell and Charles Kuralt stepped up to the microphone for WUNC’s inaugural FM broadcast. After getting its start...Friday March 13, 2020
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...Wednesday May 8, 2019
225 years of Tar Heels: Charles Kuralt
“What is it that binds us to this place as to no other? It is not the well or the bell or the stone walls...
Monday October 8, 2018
Remembering Charles Kuralt, legendary creator of "On the Road," as segment turns 50
The "On the Road" motor home wasn't the fastest way to find a news story. But Charles Kuralt wasn't looking for fast, or even news,...
Sunday October 29, 2017
Almanac: Charles Kuralt
A page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: Sept. 10, 1934 ... the day Charles Kuralt was born in Wilmington, NC. An award-winning young newspaper reporter,...
Sunday September 17, 2017
Remembering Charles Kuralt
The legendary poet of the American road, Charles Kuralt, died 20 years ago this July 4th. Fame is fleeting, and there is now a...
Thursday July 13, 2017
A memorial tribute to Charles Kuralt, twenty years ago
On Friday, July 4, 1997 we heard the sad news from New York that Tar Heel Charles Kuralt had died. Four days later, a...Tuesday July 4, 2017
‘The University of the People’
“What is it that binds us to this place?” Charles Kuralt asked at Carolina’s University Day in 1993. Sometimes, the answers can be found in...
Tuesday November 3, 2015
UNC historic cemetery reaching capacity
George Clarke, a former UNC student, was the first person to be buried in the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery in 1798. Now, all the plots...
Friday October 30, 2015
Charles Kuralt and 'North Carolina is My Home'
It started with a series of telephone calls in early 1983 when North Carolina governor Jim Hunt was planning for the state’s 400th birthday...
Wednesday October 21, 2015