Jesse Helms

The State of Things
11:38 am
Thu January 16, 2014

The Transformation Of A North Carolina Democracy

Credit University of North Carolina Press

Host Frank Stasio talks with East Carolina University political science professor Tom Eamon about the history of North Carolina politics


North Carolina’s politics have made national headlines lately as the traditionally Democratic state elected a Republican majority in the legislature and a Republican governor. The policy shift to the right might surprise those who think of the Old North State as a democratic stronghold. 

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