Tim talks with Craig Horn about his rise from humble beginnings to the world stage and all the wild stories in between.

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Craig Horn grew up without running water in his house, never went to college and didn't even know his real last name until he was 19. Despite all of that, the man from Union County, North Carolina went on to be a Russian linguist in the U.S. Air Force, became a world-renowned Winston Churchill expert and a Republican state lawmaker.  

On this episode of “Tying It Together With Tim Boyum,” Horn shares stories with Tim that will keep you captivated and wondering why he hasn't written a book. Luckily for us, he tells them all in this incredible conversation.  

Oh, and did we mention he was in a rock band that produced several albums as well? You don’t want to miss this.


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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just sound bites. North Carolina veteran reporter and anchor Tim Boyum is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with power players across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores fascinating life stories and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.