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The Man Who Helped Preserve Assateague Island

Each years thousand of tourists flock to Assateague Island for the famous pony swims. But, back in the 1960's it was then President Lyndon Johnson decided to make the island part of the national park system. In our series Rarely Told Stories of the Eastern Shore Delmarva Public Media's Kamille Little talks with the son of the man who made it all possible.

Don Rush is the News Director and Senior Producer of News and Public Affairs at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.