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Rachel Carson's Silent spring

Author: Neil GoodwinAlex ChadwickMeryl StreepPeace River Films,WGBH Educational Foundation,All authors
Publisher: Boston : WGBH Boston Video, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Witness the life of passionate biologist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, and how she exposed the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides by the federal government, and sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Environmental television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Biography
Named Person: Rachel Carson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Goodwin; Alex Chadwick; Meryl Streep; Peace River Films,; WGBH Educational Foundation,; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),; WGBH Video (Firm),
ISBN: 9781593757632 1593757638
OCLC Number: 144513883
Notes: Originally broadcast on the television program American Experience, on public television in 1993.
Special features: DVD-ROM link to American Experience website; other products of interest.
Credits: Editor, Michel Chalufour ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz ; cinematographers, Rick Brandt, Michel Chalufour, Flynn Donovan, Neil Goodwin, Rick Malkames, Frances Reid, Stephen Schecter.
Performer(s): Host, David McCullough ; narrator, Alex Chadwick ; readings by Meryl Streep.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (4x3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Introduction --
Rachel Carson: woman, family member, scientist --
New chemical technologies --
Playing God with chemicals --
Silent Spring is published --
The government pays attention.
Other Titles: Silent spring
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: writer and producer, Neil Goodwin ; a Peace River Films production for the American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation, WNET/Thirteen and Peace River Films.

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Witness the life of passionate biologist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, and how she exposed the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides by the federal government, and sparked a revolution in environmental policy.

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