Film Screening: Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 3:00 to 4:45 p.m. in KIPJ-Theatre

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring movie was released Jan 29, 2008 by the WGBH Boston studio. Witness the story of how the passionate biologist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, exposed the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides by the federal government when she published her controversial work, Silent Spring, in 1962.

This production from PBS’s “The American Experience” offers a presentation of marine biologist/zoologist Rachel Carson’s poetic and seminal work “Silent Spring” which decried the use of DDT and which would become the keystone of the ecological and environmental movements.

A discussion will follow the film screening

Click here for a printable flyer

To register for this film click here or call Johnny Bobe II at the Center for Educational Excellence at (619) 260-7402 or email cee@sandiego.edu..

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