Events and Featured News
- Rachel Carson
PBS, January 24, 2017 [preview]
Featuring Linda Lear.
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. Drawn from Carsonís own writings, letters and recent scholarship, the film illuminates both the public and private life of the soft-spoken, shy scientist who launched the modern environmental movement.
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- "Forgotten Beatrix Potter Tale Of 'Kitty-In-Boots' To Be Published", National Public Radio
- "Natural history: A scientist's eye", Nature
- "Tale of Miss Potter", The Telegraph