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The American experience. Rachel Carson's silent spring

Author: Neil Goodwin; Alex Chadwick; David G McCullough; LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : WETA-TV, 1993-02-08.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story is told of how Rachel Carson came to write Silent spring, a book warning about chemical poisoning of the environment. The book instigated changes in government environmental policy and gave rise to a new ecological consciousness.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Documentaries and factual films and video
Series
Television
Biography
Named Person: Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Goodwin; Alex Chadwick; David G McCullough; LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 31670483
Notes: Copyright: WGBH Educational Foundation. DCR 1992; PUB 8Feb92; REG 10Mar93; PA607-990.
No. 511.
Source used: M/B/RS description files.
Credits: Narration, Alex Chadwick ; readings, Meryl Streep.
Performer(s): Host: David McCullough.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. viewing copy.
Other Titles: Rachel Carson's silent spring.
Responsibility: a Peace River Films Production for The American experience ; produced and written by Neil Goodwin.

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The story is told of how Rachel Carson came to write Silent spring, a book warning about chemical poisoning of the environment. The book instigated changes in government environmental policy and gave rise to a new ecological consciousness.

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