On this week's episode of Tying It Together with Tim Boyum, we take a look at the South’s role in the 2020 elections. 

The death of George Floyd, and demands for social justice have brought issues of racism and history back to the forefront with the South playing a starring role. We talk with three experts on southern politics and history about how we define the South, get an explanation of the old Southern strategy, and what strategy we will see this fall. 

Dr. Michael Bitzer from Catawba College, Dr. Susan Roberts from Davidson College, and Dr. Chris Cooper from Western Carolina University will give us their insight on the past and how the South could play a huge role in the 2020 election.


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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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