Wendell Murphy

Shannon Vickery interviews Rose Hill native Wendell H. Murphy in the latest edition of UNC-TV's unique Biographical Conversations first person documentary series. Murphy, credited with revolutionizing the pork production business in our state and worldwide, extended his business success with achievements in politics and education.

In this three-part special, Murphy discusses his Duplin County childhood, college days at North Carolina State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, working with his father to build Murphy Family Farms, years as a state legislator and dedication to his alma mater.

Biographical Conversations is supported by a grant from the A.J. Fletcher Foundation.

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