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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 30 Issue 6, June 1972
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W. D. Stedman is president of The Stedman Corporation, a textile manufacturing firm founded by his father in Asheboro. The company is one of the largest privately-held manufacturers of men's underwear in the nation. Besides his business interests, Stedman has an interest in astronomy and archaeology and is the father of a former Miss North Carolina. He is featured in this month's WE THE PEOPLE MAGAZINE's North Carolina Businessman in the News.
Star Foods, located in downtown Burlington, is one of North Carolina's pioneer producers of convenience food which include a line of salad mixtures and barbecue. It is a family business and is headed by a woman president, Mrs. Otto Caudle.
In 1971, the North Carolina General Assembly authorized a one-year medical program at East Carolina University. Dr. Wallace R. Wooles, Dean of the East Carolina University School of Medicine, presents the case for expanding the school to a two-year program.