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TONIGHT: NPR’s “A Nation Engaged” at Duke. Tune in to hear NPR’s Asma Khalid and WUNC’s Adam Hochberg host a town hall on Duke’s Campus. The recording will be aired on WUNC 91.5 FM tonight at 7:00, and will be available tomorrow on the WUNC politics podcast. Panelists include Former Gov. Bev Perdue, Mitch Meyers of North Carolina for President-Elect Trump, N.C. State Senator Angela Bryant, and Professor Mayer.


Wednesday the 18th – Friday the 20th: Launching the Purple Project.


  • Wednesday, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Rhodes Conference Room. “The Trumpometer: Tracking the President’s Campaign Promises” with PolitiFact Editor Angie Holan. Co-sponsored by the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy.
  • Thursday, 5:30pm-7:00pm, Sanford 04.  “How We Got Here: The Rise of Political Polarization” with Phil Bennett, Executive Producers of the PBS Documentary “The Divided States of America” and guests. Co-sponsored by the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy.
  • Friday, 11:30am-2:00pm, Sanford 04. The Presidential Inauguration. Watch the Inaugural Address over brunch and participate in a post-address conversation with Professors Peter Feaver, Deondra Rose, and students Madison Laton and Zac Gorwitz.
  • Friday, 3:00pm-4:30pm, Sanford Rhodes Conference Room. “Is Purple Possible? Bridging the Partisan Divide in North Carolina,” with Sen. Dan Blue, Sen. Tamara Barringer. Rick Glazier, and John Hood, president of the Pope Foundation. RSVP (not required, but suggested)


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