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Silent spring

The story of a landmark book that thirty years ago changed the way we look at pesticides and nature. As a pioneering biologist, Rachel Carson took on the might of the American chemical industry. She polarised the nation and changed the course of history. She brought the natural world back out of the background and showed people how to think about the environment in a new way.

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  • "She was a biologist for the federal government when she first noted the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides, especially DDT. Magazines, afraid of losing advertising, refused to publish her articles."
  • "The story of a landmark book that thirty years ago changed the way we look at pesticides and nature. As a pioneering biologist, Rachel Carson took on the might of the American chemical industry. She polarised the nation and changed the course of history. She brought the natural world back out of the background and showed people how to think about the environment in a new way."@en
  • "The story of a book that changed the course of history and of the woman who wrote the book ... Rachel Carson, a marine biologist and well-known author who delivered to the American public a then-radical message about the dire consequences of the unregulated use of pesticides. Discussed the attacks on Carson's integrity, and the changes in government policy regarding pesticide use."
  • "Tells how the book which helped start the ecology movement in the United States, discussing the effects of indiscriminate use of pesticides on the environment was received, the attacks on Carson's integrity, and the resulting changes in government policy regarding pesticide use."
  • "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."
  • "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."@en
  • "Examines the ideas in, and describes the controversy surrounding, Rachel Carson's book Silent spring. Presents the book as the forerunner of the environmental movement and examines the impact of pesticide use on wildlife and the envirnoment."@en
  • "Focusing on Rachel Carson's book, Silent spring, which brought to light the chemical poisoning of the environment, this is the story of how one scientist's courage changed the way we think about our world."@en
  • "Examines Rachel Carson and her book, Silent spring, published in 1962, an exposé of the chemical industry's unregulated use of DDT."
  • "Focuses on Rachel Carson's book: Silent spring. Focusing on the chemical poisoning of the environment. This is the story of how one scientist's courage changed the way we think about our world."@en
  • "Combines letters, books, television programs and archival footage with interviews to create a picture of Rachel Carson and the controversy surrounding her book Silent spring."@en

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  • "Biographical television programs."@en
  • "Television programs"
  • "Video recordings for the hearing impaired."
  • "Environmental television programs."@en
  • "Nonfiction television programs."@en
  • "Nonfiction television programs."
  • "Documentary television programs."@en
  • "Documentary television programs."
  • "Documentary films."@en
  • "Nonfiction films."@en
  • "Biography"
  • "Biography"@en

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  • "Rachel Carson's silent spring"
  • "Silent spring"
  • "Silent spring"@en
  • "Rachel Carson's Silent spring [DVD]"
  • "Becoming green :"
  • "Rachel Carson's Silent spring"@en
  • "Rachel Carson's Silent spring"
  • "The American experience. Rachel Carson's Silent spring"@en