Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for New East Vol. 3 Issue 3, July/Aug 1975
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Donald Leary, better known as M. Charles, is one of the Outer Banks's most sought after land and seascape artists. Fearing discusses Leary's life and paintings, which number 2,500 since 1954.
Walter Perkins, founder of Hatteras Hammocks in Greenville, proves the old adage \"that work can be fun\" and a profit made at the same time. Paget discusses how a hammock is made and how the talented, fun-loving weavers work in an old tobacco warehouse.
Where the Wright Brothers once flew, hang gliding, enthusiastically called \"skysurfing,\" has emerged as an exciting new sport. Elliot discusses the sport's popularity and the hang glider's inventor, NASA scientist Dr. Francis M. Rogallo.
Thousands of North Carolinians take great delight in Charles Whedbee's books about the Outer Banks. In this NEW EAST interview, Blansfield talks with Whedbee about his childhood days at Nags Head, his writing, and his deep ties to the people and legends of the Outer Banks.
Anthropologist Dr. John Gregory Peck discusses the history of Oriental and the changes, including the increase in tourism and the growing population of retirees, that affect the way people in this coastal community live.
The Civil War Ironclad Monitor sank in a storm off Cape Hatteras on December 31, 1862. Griffin discusses the triumphs and tragedies of this famous ship and the discovery of the shipwreck in August 1973.