American ExperienceRachel CarsonPassport Season 29 Episode 3 | 1h 53m 11s Rachel Carson is an intimate portrait of the woman whose groundbreaking books revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. When Silent Spring was published in September 1962 it became an instant bestseller and would go on to spark dramatic changes in the way the government regulated pesticides. Aired: 01/24/17 Rating: NR Closed CaptioningVideo has closed captioning.Buy Now:PBSBuy DVDs AppleBuy on iTunes checkmarkAdd to WatchlistWatch PreviewProblems Playing Video?Report a ProblemClosed CaptioningShare:Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitterShare this video on Google PlusGoogleShare this video via EmailE-mailEmbedEmbed Code for this videoEmbed CodeAmerican ExperienceRachel CarsonSeason 29 Episode 3Width in pixels px Height in pixels px Copied to your clipboardLabelCopy to ClipboardClick to copy embed code for videoCloseCloseReport a ProblemBefore you submit an error, please consult our Troubleshooting Guide.Type of ErrorVideo doesn't loadVideo loads, but doesn't playVideo jumps back/forwardOnly audio is streamingSponsorship playback errorOtherPlease add more detailsCancelSubmit ReportYour report has been successfully submitted. Thank you for helping us improve PBS Video.CloseCloseCloseExclusive corporate funding for American Experience provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Major funding provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Additional funding for Rachel Carson provided by The Kendeda Fund; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations: Strengthening Americas Future Through Education; and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and public television viewers. American Experience is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston.