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Title Rachel Carson's Silent spring [electronic resource] / writer and producer, Neil Goodwin ; a Peace River Films production for the American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation, WNET/Thirteen and Peace River Films.

Publication Info. [United States]: PBS , 1993.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sd., col.
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Series American experience (Television program)
American experience (Television program).
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Credits Directed by Neil Goodwin.
Performer Host, David McCullough ; narrator, Alex Chadwick ; readings by Meryl Streep.
Summary She was a biologist for the federal government when she first noted the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides, especially DDT. Magazines, afraid of losing advertising, refused to publish her articles. When Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1963, she was viciously attacked, called "an ignorant and hysterical woman." But her warning sparked a revolution in environmental policy and a new ecological consciousness.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964. Silent spring.
Biologists -- United States -- Biography.
Environmentalists -- United States -- Biography.
Science writers -- United States -- Biography.
Pesticides -- Environmental aspects.
Pesticides -- Toxicology.
Pesticides and wildlife.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Environmental health.
Added Author Goodwin, Neil, television producer, screenwriter.
Chadwick, Alex, 1947- narrator.
Streep, Meryl, voice actor.
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Added Title Silent spring
American experience (Television program)
Music No. MWT11867307

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