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Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
The American Experience
1993 - 56 minutes

With Meryl Streep as the voice of Rachel Carson

This is a film about Rachel Carson and the book that helped to begin the modern environmental movement and which has had a profound effect on the conservation of marine and aquatic life, as well as the quality of air, water and soil in all environments. It tells the story of Rachel Carson's realization of wide spread pollution from pesticides and of her struggle to write the book and battle critics after its publication.

Producer/Director: Neil Goodwin
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Stock Footage Subject Matter
  • Silent Spring
  • The Sea Around Us
  • pesticides
  • ecology
  • spraying
  • environmentalism
  • Rachel Carson
  • manuscripts
  • re-enactment
  • landscapes
  • pesticide spraying stock footage
  • Rachel Carson stock footage