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Title A sense of wonder [dvd] : Rachel Carson's love of the natural world and her fight to defend it / produced by Sense of Wonder Productions LLC ; director, Christopher Monger ; producer Karen Montgomery
Publisher [United States] : PBS Distribution, 2010
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 Rodman Main Ad Non-Fiction DVD  574 C321    AVAILABLE
Edition Widescreen
Descript 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note Adapted from the play A sense of wonder, written and performed by Kaiulani Lee.
Introduced by Bill Moyers.
Release date: Jul. 6, 2010.
Special features: Lessons from Carson and challenges ahead ; a visit with Stewart Udall ; a visit with Roger.
Credits Director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; editor, Tamara M. Maloney ; sound, Rob Sylvan.
Performer(S) Kaiulani Lee.
Summary When pioneering environmentalist Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1962, the backlash from her critics thrust her into the center of a political maelstrom. Despite her love of privacy, Carson's convictions and her foresight regarding the risks posed by chemical pesticides forced her into a very public and controversial role. An intimate and poignant reflection of Carson's life as she emerges as America's most successful advocate for the natural world.
Audience MPAA Rating: TV-PG
Tech Details DVD, NTSC, widescreen, stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note Filmed in September 2007 at Rachel Carson's cottage Southport Island, Maine.
Subject Lee, Kaiulani -- Film adaptations
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 -- Drama
Environmentalists -- United States -- Biography -- Drama
Women environmentalists -- United States -- Biography -- Drama
Ecologists -- United States -- Biography -- Drama
Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- Drama
Genre Documentary-style films.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Subject Feature films -- United States
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Subject DVD videodiscs
Alt Author Monger, Christopher. Director.
Montgomery, Karen. Producer.
Lee, Kaiulani. Sense of wonder
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964. Silent spring
Sense of Wonder Productions
PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN 9781608832460
1608832465
ISBN/ISSN 841887012492
Music # SEWO601 PBS Home Video

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