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Author: Robert StoneMark SamelsDenis HayesL Hunter LovinsDennis L MeadowsAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS : Distributed by PBS Distribution, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This program] looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement--from its post-war rustlings in the 1950s and the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson's incendiary bestseller 'Silent Spring' to the first wildly successful 1970 Earth Day celebration and the subsequent firestorm of political action"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Documentary films
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Stone; Mark Samels; Denis Hayes; L Hunter Lovins; Dennis L Meadows; Rusty Schweickart; Paul R Ehrlich; Stewart Brand; Stephanie Mills; Stewart L Udall; Paul N McCloskey; Don Kleszy; Michael Giacchino; WGBH Educational Foundation.; Robert Stone Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Distribution (Firm); Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 9781608831890 1608831892 9781608832224 1608832228
OCLC Number: 502024348
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a feature film in 2009. Broadcast as an episode of the television series: American experience in 2010.
Includes curriculum for grades 6-12.
"This program contains material that may not be appropriate for all users. Viewer discretion is advised"--Container.
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary by director Robert Stone; Robert Stone's first film: Pollution (1972) (4 min.).
Credits: Executive producer, Mark Samels ; edited by Don Kleszy ; original music by Michael Giacchino.
Performer(s): Featuring Denis Hayes, Hunter Lovins, Dennis Meadows, Rusty Schweickart, Paul Ehrlich, Stewart Brand, Stephanie Mills, Stewart Udall, Pete McCloskey.
Target Audience: TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Description: viewing copy 1 videodisc (approximately 102 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen presentation; English 5.1 surround.
Contents: The decline of conservation --
Consequences of development --
Rachel Carson and Silent spring --
Poisoning the planet --
The population bomb --
Stewards of the planet --
Changing views of Earth --
Birth of a movement --
The first Earth Day --
Limits of growth --
Threats to the American way of life --
Sustainable living --
The next steps.
Other Titles: Pollution.
American experience: Earth days
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: American Experience presents ; a Robert Stone film ; written, produced and directed by Robert Stone ; a Robert Stone film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation and Robert Stone Productions, LLC ; WGBH Boston.
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"[This program] looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement--from its post-war rustlings in the 1950s and the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson's incendiary bestseller 'Silent Spring' to the first wildly successful 1970 Earth Day celebration and the subsequent firestorm of political action"--Container.

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A largely engaging (and unexpectedly not at all dogmatic) look at the environmental movement from the post-WWII years, through 1960s culture and 1970’s “Earth Day,” to the more recent politicizing of the costs of “being green,” Earth Days traces the development of the modern eco-movement and...
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