Rep. Charles Graham (D), a state representative not well-known beyond his area of the 47th District, recently dropped an ad announcing he was running for Congress. Within 24 hours, more than 4 million people viewed that ad.
Its story of the KKK trying to attack the Lumbee Indian community struck a chord and spread like digital wildfire.
On this week’s episode of “Tying It Together With Tim Boyum,” Graham joins us to tell his emotional story. The ad's creator and fellow North Carolinian Frank Eaton also joins us to give a behind-the-scenes look and explain why he thinks it became so successful so quickly.
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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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