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This Web site's author thanks Ms. Marianne H. McIver, daughter of Walter Joseph Harrelson, for allowing this page honoring him.

Memorial Service Program

Click here to hear that memorial service.



The North Carolina Award is the highest civilian honor North Carolina can bestow. Governor Mike Easley presented Walter J. Harrelson of Winston-Salem the award for literature.

PBS show, Frontline, interview. Dr. Harrelson provides insight into Al Gore's decision to attend divinity school and the affect his studies had on his life and career. Harrelson also reflects on Mr. Gore's relationship with his parents, and how Albert Gore Sr.'s political career shaped his son's career.

Wake Forest Divinity School remembers Dr. Walter Harrelson

A former student devotes this Web page to his teacher

Vanderbilt University reports on the passing of Walter Harrelson