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Rachel Carson's Silent spring / writer and producer, Neil Goodwin ; a Peace River Films production for The American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation, WNET/Thirteen and Peace River Films.

Goodwin, Neil. (Producer, Screenwriter). Chadwick, Alex, 1947- (Narrator). Streep, Meryl. (Added Author). Peace River Films. (Added Author). WGBH Educational Foundation. (Added Author). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Added Author). WGBH Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD 363.7 RAC (Text) 39206020861488 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781593757632
  • ISBN: 1593757638
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 55 min.) : sound, color with black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: Boston, Mass. : WGBH Boston Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast on public television in 1993.
Special features: DVD-ROM link to American Experience website; other products of interest.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Michael Chalufour ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz ; narrator, Alex Chadwick ; readings by Meryl Streep. ; cinematographers, Rick Brandt ... [et al.]
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, David McCullough.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC; region 1, full screen (4x3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964. Silent spring.
Biologists > United States > Biography.
Environmentalists > United States > Biography.
Science writers > United States > Biography.
Pesticides > Environmental aspects.
Pesticides > Toxicology.
Pesticides and wildlife.
Insect pests > Biological control.
Environmental health.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Biographical television programs.

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