In 1962, the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring sparked widespread public debate on the hazards of pesticide abuse for humans and their environment. This work explores how a newsmaking book enabled a single voice of warning to gain the attention of the entire country, and beyond.a#39;SILENT SPRINGa#39; TV GUIDE A-39 TV Guide listing, March 30, 1963. ... As balanced as the program was, it could have functioned in the debate similarly to the much-delayed CBS program had it been an American production and had its styleanbsp;...
|Title||:||What a Book Can Do|
|Author||:||Priscilla Coit Murphy|
|Publisher||:||Univ of Massachusetts Press - 2007-03-01|