04/09/2014 | 57m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

For the residents of Eastern Carteret County, NC, commercial fishing has been a way of life for three centuries, but the sustained seclusion that has protected their culture is fast eroding. The ecology and character of the community is challenged on all sides by development, pollution, and globalization of the seafood industry, with the Carolina watermen and their heritage hanging in the balance.

Aired: 04/09/14

Rating: NR

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