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  • WRAL news reporter Jim Axelrod on Yitzhak Rabin’s NC connection

    WRAL News reporter Jim Axelrod, now with CBS News, reported on Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s connection with North Carolina. Yitzhak Rabin was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination in 1995. Yitzhak’s son worked in Cary at Sapiens, a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry. Michael, a grandson of Yitzhak Rabin, attended Ravenscroft High School for three years in the early 90’s. Axelrod explains more about the North Carolina connection in this WRAL news report from November, 1995.

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    Jim Axelrod in CBS photo

  • The Politics of Preschool

    WRAL News Anchors Pam Saulsby and David Crabtree, with WRAL News Reporter Jim Axelrod look into the controversy over “Smart Start” an early childhood education program in North Carolina. It became a political lightning rod between Democrat Governor Jim Hunt and the Republican control House of Representatives. The question was posed as to whether or not Smart Start was a solid investment for the future of North Carolina.

  • Roberts, Axelrod and Crabtree

    Mark Roberts, Jim Axelrod and David Crabtree in the WRAL-TV break room.

  • Bad Medicine documentary

    Former WRAL reporter and current CBS correspondent Jim Axelrod investigates holes in our state’s medical licensing process. How are doctors allowed to practice in NC while being denied licenses in other states?