Book Discussion on On a Farther Shore

Author William Souder talked about his book, On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, in which he recounted the life of… read more

Author William Souder talked about his book, On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, in which he recounted the life of the biologist, who authored Silent Spring, a 1962 indictment of synthetic insecticides including DDT. Mr. Souder examined the affect the book had on environmental awareness. Following the publication of Ms. Carson’s book DDT was banned and the Environmental Protection Agency was created. 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring. William Souder speaks at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. close

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Book Discussion on On a Farther Shore

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308616-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Shepherdstown, West Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 1, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2012

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  • Dec 01, 2012 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2012 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2012 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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