A Sense of Wonder

Overview

Groundbreaking environmentalist Rachel Carson published her revolutionary tome Silent Spring in 1962, a mere two years before her death from cancer at the relatively young age of 56. In the interim, Carson - who sustained a reputation as a deliberately private and reclusive woman - was forced into an uncomfortable public role as a critic of the use of carcinogenic pesticides. This deeply intimate documentary finds the woman reacting with a mixture of anger and drollness to the attacks against her by the press, ...
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Overview

Groundbreaking environmentalist Rachel Carson published her revolutionary tome Silent Spring in 1962, a mere two years before her death from cancer at the relatively young age of 56. In the interim, Carson - who sustained a reputation as a deliberately private and reclusive woman - was forced into an uncomfortable public role as a critic of the use of carcinogenic pesticides. This deeply intimate documentary finds the woman reacting with a mixture of anger and drollness to the attacks against her by the press, the United States government and various chemical producers. Special features include "A Visit with Roger," "A Visit with Stewart Udall," and a segment titled "Lessons from Carson and Challenges Ahead."
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Lessons from Carson and challanges ahead; A visit with Stewart Udall; A visit with Roger
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/6/2010
  • UPC: 841887012492
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 91,865

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kaiulani Lee Rachel Carson
Technical Credits
Christopher Monger Director
Kaiulani Lee Executive Producer
Karen Montgomery Producer
Haskell Wexler Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- A Sense of Wonder
1. Bill Moyer's Introduction [1:59]
2. Dear Dorothy [6:11]
3. Roger [5:46]
4. Growing up [10:10]
5. Cancer [3:31]
6. Act II [7:35]
7. How Did We Get to This? [5:42]
8. What I Want to Say [11:11]
9. Credits [1:31]
1. Lessons from Carson and Challenges Ahead [28:22]
2. A Visit With Stewart Udall [6:58]
3. A Visit With Roger [10:09]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- A Sense of Wonder
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   Scene Selection
   Bonus Features
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