Rachel Carson http://publicradioeast.org en Rachel Carson Remembered http://publicradioeast.org/post/rachel-carson-remembered <p>It’s the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.&nbsp; The life and legacy of Carson and her not so well known ties to eastern North Carolina.</p><p>It’s the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of Silent Spring. It’s one of the first widely read books of science, written by Rachel Carson, a world renown author, conservationist, and arguably the founder of the modern environmental movement. Stephen O Connell has this profile of Carson and her not so well known ties to eastern North Carolina.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:00:39 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 4922 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (09/08/12) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-090812 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, a report on what the state is doing to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars lost thru the lack of online sales tax revenues. Plus, we talk to the Carolina Chamber Chamber Music Festival's event organizers about what’s in store this year.&nbsp; And, it’s the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.&nbsp; The life and legacy of Carson and her not so well known ties to eastern North Carolina.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:32:44 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 4915 at http://publicradioeast.org