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Name:Charles Kuralt
Hometown:Charlotte, NC
High School:Central High School
Born:September 10, 1934
Died:July 4, 1997
Notes:Journalist
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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,...

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,...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...


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