skip to content
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring [DVD] Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Rachel Carson's Silent Spring [DVD]

Author: Neil GoodwinDavid G McCulloughMeryl StreepAlex ChadwickMichel ChalufourAll authors
Publisher: Arlington, Va. : PBS Video, ©1993, 2007.
Series: American experience (Television program)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A profile of courageous biologist and environmentalist Rachel Carson and the story of her controversial book Silent Spring, which attacked the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides - especially DDT - in "agricultural control" farming in the United States. Viciously criticized when published in 1963, the book sparked a revolution in government environmental policy and became instrumental in creating a new  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Rachel Carson; Rachel Carson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Goodwin; David G McCullough; Meryl Streep; Alex Chadwick; Michel Chalufour; Sheldon Mirowitz; Sharon O'Brien; Rick Brandt; Flynn Donovan; WGBH Educational Foundation.; Peace River Films.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 0793609097 9780793609093
OCLC Number: 1066059243
Notes: #1017.
Biographical documentary.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Editor, Michel Chalufour ; music composed by Sheldon Mirowitz ; researchers, Sharon O'Brien, Suzanne Smith ; cinematographers, Rick Brandt, Flynn Donovan, et al.
Performer(s): Alex Chadwick.
Host, David McCullough ; readings by Meryl Streep.
Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 19 cm.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: American experience (Television program)
Other Titles: Silent Spring
Responsibility: WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Peace River Films production for the American Experience ; written and produced by Neil Goodwin.

Abstract:

A profile of courageous biologist and environmentalist Rachel Carson and the story of her controversial book Silent Spring, which attacked the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides - especially DDT - in "agricultural control" farming in the United States. Viciously criticized when published in 1963, the book sparked a revolution in government environmental policy and became instrumental in creating a new ecological consciousness.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1066059243> # Rachel Carson's Silent Spring [DVD]
    a bgn:DVD, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Movie ;
    library:oclcnum "1066059243" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Place/arlington_va> ; # Arlington, Va.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/vau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/enrironmental_policy_united_states> ; # Enrironmental policy--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/documentary_films> ; # Documentary films
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/biologists> ; # Biologists
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/pesticides_environmental_aspects_united_states> ; # Pesticides--Environmental aspects--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/environmentalists_united_states> ; # Environmentalists--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/environmentalists> ; # Environmentalists
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/biographical_films> ; # Biographical films
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/carson_rachel_1907_1964> ; # Rachel Carson
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/pesticides_environmental_aspects> ; # Pesticides--Environmental aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/biologists_united_states> ; # Biologists--United States
    schema:alternateName "Silent Spring" ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Organization/pbs_video> ; # PBS Video.
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/chalufour_michel> ; # Michel Chalufour
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/chadwick_alex_1947> ; # Alex Chadwick
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/donovan_flynn> ; # Flynn Donovan
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/mccullough_david_g> ; # David G. McCullough
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/mirowitz_sheldon> ; # Sheldon Mirowitz
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Organization/peace_river_films> ; # Peace River Films.
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/brandt_rick> ; # Rick Brandt
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/goodwin_neil> ; # Neil Goodwin
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/streep_meryl> ; # Meryl Streep
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Organization/wgbh_educational_foundation> ; # WGBH Educational Foundation.
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/o_brien_sharon> ; # Sharon O'Brien
    schema:copyrightYear "1993" ;
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "A profile of courageous biologist and environmentalist Rachel Carson and the story of her controversial book Silent Spring, which attacked the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides - especially DDT - in "agricultural control" farming in the United States. Viciously criticized when published in 1963, the book sparked a revolution in government environmental policy and became instrumental in creating a new ecological consciousness."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/502608371> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Series/the_american_experience> ; # The American experience
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Series/american_experience_television_program> ; # American experience (Television program)
    schema:name "Rachel Carson's Silent Spring [DVD]"@en ;
    schema:productID "1066059243" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1066059243#PublicationEvent/arlington_va_pbs_video_1993_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Agent/pbs_video> ; # PBS Video
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780793609093> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1066059243> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Organization/wgbh_educational_foundation> # WGBH Educational Foundation.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "WGBH Educational Foundation." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/brandt_rick> # Rick Brandt
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Brandt" ;
    schema:givenName "Rick" ;
    schema:name "Rick Brandt" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/carson_rachel_1907_1964> # Rachel Carson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1907" ;
    schema:deathDate "1964" ;
    schema:familyName "Carson" ;
    schema:givenName "Rachel" ;
    schema:name "Rachel Carson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/chadwick_alex_1947> # Alex Chadwick
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1947" ;
    schema:familyName "Chadwick" ;
    schema:givenName "Alex" ;
    schema:name "Alex Chadwick" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/chalufour_michel> # Michel Chalufour
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Chalufour" ;
    schema:givenName "Michel" ;
    schema:name "Michel Chalufour" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/donovan_flynn> # Flynn Donovan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Donovan" ;
    schema:givenName "Flynn" ;
    schema:name "Flynn Donovan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/goodwin_neil> # Neil Goodwin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Goodwin" ;
    schema:givenName "Neil" ;
    schema:name "Neil Goodwin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/mccullough_david_g> # David G. McCullough
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "McCullough" ;
    schema:givenName "David G." ;
    schema:name "David G. McCullough" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/mirowitz_sheldon> # Sheldon Mirowitz
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Mirowitz" ;
    schema:givenName "Sheldon" ;
    schema:name "Sheldon Mirowitz" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/o_brien_sharon> # Sharon O'Brien
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "O'Brien" ;
    schema:givenName "Sharon" ;
    schema:name "Sharon O'Brien" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Person/streep_meryl> # Meryl Streep
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Streep" ;
    schema:givenName "Meryl" ;
    schema:name "Meryl Streep" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Place/arlington_va> # Arlington, Va.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Arlington, Va." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Series/american_experience_television_program> # American experience (Television program)
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1066059243> ; # Rachel Carson's Silent Spring [DVD]
    schema:name "American experience (Television program)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Series/the_american_experience> # The American experience
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1066059243> ; # Rachel Carson's Silent Spring [DVD]
    schema:name "The American experience" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/biographical_films> # Biographical films
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Biographical films"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/biologists_united_states> # Biologists--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Biologists--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/documentary_films> # Documentary films
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Documentary films"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/enrironmental_policy_united_states> # Enrironmental policy--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Enrironmental policy--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/environmentalists> # Environmentalists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Environmentalists"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/environmentalists_united_states> # Environmentalists--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Environmentalists--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/pesticides_environmental_aspects> # Pesticides--Environmental aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Pesticides--Environmental aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/502608371#Topic/pesticides_environmental_aspects_united_states> # Pesticides--Environmental aspects--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Pesticides--Environmental aspects--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780793609093>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0793609097" ;
    schema:isbn "9780793609093" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.