Charlotte Gears Up For The Democratic Convention

Guest Host:

Rebecca Roberts
Charlotte Gears Up For The Democratic Convention

We preview what’s in store as Charlotte, N.C., prepares to host the Democratic convention and explore the political landscape in this battleground state.

In just a few weeks, Charlotte, N.C., will become the epicenter of Democratic politics. The "Queen City" will host the president, Democratic delegates, journalists and thousands of protesters for the Democratic National Convention. Beyond the official events, Charlotte is preparing for big parties, big marches and heavy security. We preview what’s in store, and get a read on the political winds in this battleground state.

Guests

Julie Rose

Reporter and Producer, WFAE Charlotte, North Carolina

Ana McKenzie

news and culture editor for Creative Loafing, Charlotte, NC

David Swindell

Professor of public policy, UNC Charlotte

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