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Bill Moyers Journal: Rachel Carson
PBS Airdate: September 21, 2007 at 9 p.m.
(check local listings)

Forty-five years after the publication of Rachel Carson's landmark book Silent Spring, which launched the modern environmental movement, her disturbing story of how toxic chemicals were poisoning the earth still resonates. But who was Rachel Carson? And what can the ferocious debate she started and the vicious attacks she endured tell us about environmentalism in the 21st century?

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