Dying to be heard

Student assisting in documentary production

A Knight Center student prepares to video a robin collected on at MSU and now among those in the university’s museum. Rachel Carson cited MSU research on the DDT-contaminated in her seminal book, Silent Spring.

George Wallace was an unassuming scientist at Michigan State University. But this ornithologist had a profound impact on Silent Spring, the book that launched an environmental movement and modern environmental journalism.
View this Knight Center-produced documentary about his life in three parts below.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3