In 1968, Charles Moulden was shot while fishing for trout in an East Tennessee stream. There was little mystery regarding the reason for the attack-- Moulden was black and his attackers wanted him to understand he wasn't welcome there. Forty-six years later, he carries vivid memories of that day, as well as fragments of the bullet that brought him down.
With so much tweeting, posting, pinning and snap-chatting going on these days, it might be wise to step back and look at how that all that very public information reflects on you--- and your employer. How much say does your boss have in what you do on-line? Knoxville attorney Chris McCarty advises companies and individuals about their social media rights and he's Matt Shafer Powell's guest on this segment of Dialogue.
The Knoxville-Knox County Homelessness Coalition was formed in 1986 to study homelessness in the area and to determine and coordinate services available to the homeless. Every two years, the Coalition presents a study on homelessness we'll hear the results of that study, along with the details of the City of Knoxville's latest plan to address homelessness.
The U.S. formally established diplomatic relations with Pakistan on October 20, 1947. The ties formed in the dying throes of the British Empire have been tested heavily over the ensuing six decades, from the Cold War to the challenges of the war on terror. The result is an uneasy alliance between the two nations, one that has been both dysfunctional and beneficial through the years.
2013 was a year in which fissures developed in the GOP supermajority in Nashville. Tennessee's economy improved, albeit slowly. As 2014 dawns, we look toward midterm elections. Governor Bill Haslam will be running for his second term, as Senators and Congressmen try to defend their seats against challengers.
What does it mean to be a man in the year 2013? How does today’s man adjust to changing attitudes about sexuality, gender identity and masculinity? How does it change the way he interacts with his family and circle of friends? What’s the relationship between masculinity and violence, fatherhood, feminism and intimacy? On this episode of Dialogue, Matt Shafer Powell speaks with Roane State Community College Psychology Professor Jim Doyle, who has spent decades researching the roles of men in American society.
Despite advancements in medication and treatment, life with an HIV diagnosis is still a challenge, both physically and emotionally. This year, WUOT Producers Matt Shafer Powell and Leslie Snow sat down with five East Tennesseans to hear their stories about living with HIV. In the WUOT radio documentary "I'm Still Here: My HIV Life", each speaks frankly about the grief, pain and hope that accompany their diagnoses.