American Experience

Rachel Carson, Chapter 1

Clip: Season 29 Episode 3 | 8m 59s

Rachel Carson is an intimate portrait of the woman whose groundbreaking books revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. When Silent Spring was published in September 1962 it became an instant bestseller and would go on to spark dramatic changes in the way the government regulated pesticides.

Aired: 01/24/17

Rating: NR

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