Title Rachel Carson's Silent spring [videorecording] / a Peace River Films production for The American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation, WNET/Thirteen and Peace River Films.
Imprint [South Burlington, VT] : WGBH Boston Video, [2008]
Description 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Call # DVD 333.72 R
System Req DVD, NTSC; region 1, full screen (4x3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Note Videodisc release of the 1993 television program.
Special features included.
Performer Host: David McCullough.
Narrator: Alex Chadwick ; readings by Meryl Streep.
Credits Cinematographers, Rick Brandt ... [et al.] ; editor, Michel Chalufour ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz.
Summary 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.
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.
Television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Addl. Author Goodwin, Neil.
McCullough, David G.
Chadwick, Alex, 1947-
Streep, Meryl.
Peace River Films.
WGBH Educational Foundation.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Alt Title Silent spring
Note Title on box set container: Becoming green : growing environmental awareness
Addl. Title American experience (Television program)

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