Leslie Goddard as Rachel Carson author of 'Silent Spring'

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Program Type: Home & Garden
Age Group: Adults
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Biologist and author Rachel Carson warned the world of the potentially dire environmental impact of chemical pesticides in her best-selling 1962 book, Silent Spring. In this living-history program, set in 1963, actress and historian Leslie Goddard portrays Carson as she discusses her childhood love for the living world, her passion for writing, and her work to awaken the world to the beauty and fragility of nature. Sponsored by the Garden Club of Evergreen Park and Evergreen Park Public Library.