More than a dozen woman traveled to the New World aboard the Mayflower. Commentator Nan Graham says in 1690 these desperate housewives had remarkable names like Fear, Constance, Remember and Humility, and had lives as amazing as their names.
By Nan Graham
1690 Desperate Housewives
Nan Graham is our life-long southerner with a new website at www.nangraham.com.
This is the tenth year of the American Indian Heritage Celebration at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. Among the featured artists and demonstrators are many members of the Lumbee tribe from Robeson County. Arts reporter Megan Williams visited two of the tribe's artists at their home in Pembroke.
Among its fall slate of plays, UNCW's Theatre Department is performing Arthur Miller's The Crucible. The production brings a timeless parable to a Wilmington audience, but it comes with a new twist unusual in a university theatre production - an original score. WHQR's Megan Williams has a look at the music, and the surprising career of its creator.
The latest documentary by the chair of UNCW's film studies department, Lou Buttino, takes a personal look at the lasting effects of the Vietnam War. "Broken Brotherhood: Vietnam and the Boys from Colgate" reunited Buttino, a conscientious objector, with his former roommate, a veteran he hadn't spoken with in three decades. WHQR's Megan Williams talked with both men about the film, and the war.
The new layout for the Cameron Art Museum's permanent collection has challenged expectations, and ruffled some feathers in Wilmington. The new design also means new tours, and new challenges to the museum's docents. WHQR's Megan Williams stopped by to see how they've prepared.
Wilmington, NC – Morning traffic hums on Elizabeth Town road as early autumn winds blow through acres of Pecan Trees.
The old dairy farm reduced to an aging barn and silo sits quietly as residents debate whether it will become part of a new 91-acre park,a place former head of Lumberton Parks and Recreation Wendell Statton envisions filled with ball fields and walking paths.