Highlights for Save Our Sounds
“Save Our Sounds” included several documentaries about pollution in the Neuse River and other waterways in eastern North Carolina, as well as environmental concerns along the coast of North Carolina. WRAL-TV News Anchor Charlie Gaddy introduces CBS News Anchor Walter Cronkite, an avid sailing enthusiast, who addressed an audience of concerned citizens in Raleigh.
WRAL-TV News environmental reporter Bill Leslie traces the problem of river pollution from the Triangle to the coast. The Neuse River is 315 miles long and is impacted by industry that dumps wastes along its path that ends in the Pamlico Sound. This follow-up documentary to the first “Troubled Waters” won a regional Emmy award.
WRAL-TV news anchor Charlie Gaddy provides viewers with an in-depth look into the problem of toxic pollution that threatened the coastal waters of North Carolina in 1988. The documentary garnered the Edward R. Murrow Award.