American Experience: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring DVD

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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.

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Features:

  • Length: 55 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Closed Captioned: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Production Year: 2007
  • Country of Origin: United States

Professional Reviews:

" ...this film offers a vivid, memorable study of a modest yet forcefully outspoken woman who laid the groundwork for changing the way we perceive our world. Recommended." - Video Librarian

Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 55 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Closed Captioned: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Production Year: 2007
  • Country of Origin: United States

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.