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UMES 30 Ep. 25--Environmental Change: Its History, Effects

May 27, 2019

Noted historian and author John R. Wennersten tells the stories of wa­termen, law enforcement officers, government officials, Bay scientists, immi­grants, and oyster shuckers involved in the oyster trade.
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On this edition of UMES 30, show host Dr. Joshua K. Wright speaks with Dr. John R. Winnersten, award-winning author and Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Dr. Winnersten discusses the effects of environmental change in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, as well as the future of communities along the watershed and the nation as a whole.

(ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 5/26/2019)