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Episode three reflects on the two political races against Jessie Helms for the US Senate.
Episode two explores Harvey Gantt's path to become a City Council member and Mayor.
Eva Clayton reflects on her high school and college eras and her marriage to TT Clayton.
Eva Clayton worked with the Civil Rights pioneer Floyd McKissick to create Soul City.
Eva Clayton shares insights to what forced the government into two government shutdowns.
Harvey Gantt traces the future Charlotte mayor’s path from his childhood in Charleston, SC
In Episode 3, Chuck Davis describes his travel to Africa.
In Episode 2, Chuck Davis begins with his first performances in New York City.
Harvey Gantt shares how voting became a risky business for his father.
Harvey Gantt clarifies statement that Jessie Helms muddled during the race for US Senate.
Harvey Gantt gives to how the city attracted the NBA Hornets to play in Charlotte.
Harvey Gantt shares how Mrs. Wiggs became his best teaches.
Harvey Gantt expresses why his mother demanded he attend Mrs. Wiggs class.
Eva Clayton tells how her father developed personal skills with only a 6-grade education.
Eva Clayton shares strategies used in getting Democrats and Republicans to pass bills.
Eva Clayton expresses concerns for poor qualities in candidates running for offices.
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