American Experience: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
If one book could start a revolution, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was it. The modern environmental movement got its start in 1963 when this book detailed with hard science the effects of the unregulated use of DDT and herbicides, which included the near extinction of bald eagles—our national symbol. Learn about the book and its effect on policy and the environment. 2007/color/55 min/NR/fullscreen.
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