Host: Peter Neill
Producer: Trisha Badger
The guest for Friday, September 3rd is Earl H Smith, a native of Waterville, a 40-year veteran of Colby College, former dean of the college, recently retired, and author of “Downeast Genius: From Earmuffs to Motor Cars, Maine Inventors who Changed the World”.
Key Discussion Points:
-MAKER CULTURE, FIX-IT CULTURE
-SPIRIT OF PLACE
-HISTORY OF INVENTIONS AND PATENTS
Guest: EARL H SMITH, AUTHOR, HISTORIAN, NATIVE OF MAINE
About the host:
Peter Neill is founder and director of the World Ocean Observatory, a web-based place of exchange for information and educational services about the health of the ocean. In 1972, he founded Leete’s Island Books, a small publishing house specializing in literary reprints, the essay, photography, the environment, and profiles of indigenous healers and practitioners of complimentary medicine around the world. He holds a profound interest in Maine, its history, its people, its culture, and its contribution to community and quality of life.