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Carl NelsonGround-breaking, Peabody Award-winning broadcast news journalist Carl Nelson, has interviewed presidents, prime ministers, heads of state, politicians, authors, celebrities, civic leaders and people from all walks of life over a four-decade career that has taken him from Nelson Mandela’s prison cell in Soweto, South Africa to the Rodney King Riots in Los Angeles to his present career as host of Washington DC’s latest daily newsmaker radio program, The Carl Nelson Show, a 3-hour daily news program on Radio One’s flagship radio station WOL-1450 AM.

Carl Nelson has interviewed former US President Bill Clinton, former US President Ronald Reagan, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, former South Africa Premiere Peter Botha, Zambia’s 1st President, Kenneth Kaunda, former Namibia President Sam Nujoma, current South African President Jacob Zuma, dozens of US political leaders including former US presidential candidate Rev. Jesse Jackson, Senator Edward Kennedy, along with Representatives Maxine Waters, John Conyers and Diane Watson, civic leaders Julian Bond, Andrew Young, TD Jakes, and Rev. Al Sharpton, among many others.


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The Carl Nelson Show broadcasts on WOL Radio 1450 AM, Monday-Friday 4:00pm-7:00pm EST Washington, DC


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African Origins of Major "Western Religions" — Yosef A. A. Ben-Jochannan
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Stolen Legacy — Dr. George G.M James
Jesus the Egyptian — Richard Gabriel
The Hiram Key — Christopher Knight, Robert Lamase
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Interview with Mae Miller

Slavery still exists in 2010 in Mississippi and Louisiana, says Timothy Arden Smith, who captured the story in a soon to be released documentary called “The Cotton Pickin' Truth … Still on the Plantation.”

Listen to Carl's interview with Mae Louise Miller who was enslaved until 1961 and is evidence of slavery today in different parts of America's South.

Mae Louise Miller part1

Mae Louise Miller part2


In the Garden!

American Grown

Michelle Obama discusses her new book American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America with Carl. The book promotes healthy eating and gardening. Listen to the interview below.


The Death of Willie Lynch

Listeners have inquired about the veracity of the Willie Lynch story. We are providing links (pdf) to articles written by Professor Manu Ampim on his investigation and substantiation of its falsehood.

Death of Willie Lynch (Part 1)
Death of Willie Lynch (Part 2)


L.A. Riots Commemoration

Read this exclusive article from the Huffington Post about Carl's experiences from the 1992 L.A. Riots.


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