Bev Perdue is the only woman in North Carolina history to be elected as lieutenant governor (2001-2009) and governor (2009-2013).

On this week’s episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Perdue talks with Tim and Ben about her humble beginnings growing up as a coal miner’s daughter in Virginia and her rise to the top of North Carolina state politics.

The Tar Heel state’s former governor gets candid about the sexism she faced along the way, her controversial comments about suspending elections in 2011, and her regret of not running for re-election.

You don’t want to miss this fascinating conversation.


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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.


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