Julie Rose appears in the following:
Thursday, July 25, 2013
More than half of states once had eugenics laws, but North Carolina's forced sterilization was one of the most aggressive. Nearly 7,600 men, women and children were ordered sterilized by the state — often merely because they were poor or mentally ill. Now, North Carolina has become the first state to compensate its eugenics victims.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx has been nominated to head the U.S. Department of Transportation in President Obama's final term. What the soon-to-be 42-year old mayor lacks in transportation credentials, he makes up for in loyalty to the President and a shared vision of the need for better transit systems.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Monday, November 30, 2009
That our nation is becoming increasingly polarized over social, legal and civic debates is a popular story, and one well mined by the same media outlets who often drive partisan animosity. That polarization has manifested itself, for example, at town hall debates where members of the public declare mandated health care to be "fascist."
It's bad enough when disingenuous attacks muddy public debate at civic meetings, but what happens when our leaders themselves use language that misses the mark? We talk with Julie Rose, reporter for WFAE in Charlotte, N.C., about Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC), who, in her personal quest to assist the War on Terror, may have gotten herself in a war of words.