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Fri June 27, 2014
Reflections From Former Chapel Hill Mayor Howard Lee
When Howard Lee was elected as mayor of Chapel Hill in 1969, he made history. Lee was the first African American elected to run a majority white city in the south since Reconstruction. The post marked the beginning of Lee’s long career in public service. Host Frank Stasio talks with Howard Lee and political junkie Ken Rudin. A timeline from UNC-TV traces Lee's long career in North Carolina politics and policymaking.