Rachel Carson and the Modern Environmental Movement

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Rachel Carson on her porch in Southport, Maine (1955).

Producer Rafael de la Uz joins us to discuss the documentary, “Rachel Carson,” which he co-produced for PBS American Experience. The film details the public and private life of Rachel Carson, a pioneering environmentalist and the author of Silent Spring, which President John F. Kennedy used to launch an investigation into the public health effects of pesticides, marking the beginning of the modern environmental movement.

“Rachel Carson” premieres Tuesday, January 24th from 8:00-10:00pm EST on PBS. For more information, click here.