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Peacock featured on “North Carolina People” this friday

BOONE – Appalachian State University Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock will be the guest on UNC TV’s “North Carolina People” Friday, May 26, at 9 p.m. The program is hosted by William Friday.

Friday began his tenure as the host of “North Carolina People” 30 seasons ago, bringing to audiences the fascinating lives and experiences of North Carolinians ranging from fishermen to actors.

Nearly 1,500 guests later, Friday has become one of North Carolina’s most distinguished television figures, captivating viewers with his engaging interviews.

Chancellor Peacock will talk about future programs at the university, the composition of the 2006 freshman class, the importance of new health care programs in North Carolina and An Appalachian Summer Festival.

The program repeats Sunday, May 28, at 5:30 p.m. UNC TV is seen locally on Charter Communications’ Channel 13.

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