The UNC-TV program “Biographical Conversations” has a special three-part look into the life of Frank Daniels Jr., former publisher of the once-family-owned News & Observer Publishing Company.
The News & Observer was founded by Frank Daniels’ grandfather, Josephus Daniels, in 1894. The newspaper and its holdings were sold to McClatchy in 1995.
In the first installment, Daniels talks about the beginnings of the Daniels legacy as owners of the newspaper. In part two, he discusses his childhood, education and his N&O tenure, including taking over as publisher of the newspaper when his father retired in 1986. In part three, Daniels talks about the influence of digital platforms and the paper’s sale to McClatchy.
How to watch
Here’s the schedule to watch on UNC-TV channels.
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10 p.m., NC Channel
Wednesday Oct. 4, 3 a.m. on NC Channel
Thursday, Oct. 5, 10 p.m., UNC-TV
Friday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m., NC Channel
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 10 p.m., NC Channel
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 3 a.m., NC Channel
Thursday, Oct 12, 10 p.m., UNC-TV
Friday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m., NC Channel
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10 p.m., NC Channel
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 3 a.m., NC Channel
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 10 p.m., UNC-TV
Friday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m., NC Channel
You can also watch episodes online: video.unctv.org/show/biographical-conversations.