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Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

The biographer, Linda Lear, of Rachel Carson talked about Carson and her environmental writings, especially her 1962 book Silent Springread more

The biographer, Linda Lear, of Rachel Carson talked about Carson and her environmental writings, especially her 1962 book Silent Spring which resulted in DDT being outlawed as a pesticide. Ms Lear is the author of a biography, Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, and the editor of Lost Woods: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson, published by Beacon Press. Ms. Lear responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. close

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  • Silent spring
    Rachel Carson; introduction by Linda Lear; afterword by Edward O. Wilson; [drawings by Lois and Louis Darling]
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  • Rachel Carson
    Linda Lear
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  • Lost Woods
    Linda Lear
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Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

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Program ID:
163851-4
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 21, 2001 | 9:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2001 | 12:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 21, 2001 | 9:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2001 | 12:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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