Working Waterfront

The ‘priestess of nature’ who took on the ‘elixirs of death’

By Tom Walsh                                  If you don’t know much—or even anything at all—about Rachel Carson, here’s your chance. The Library of America recruited the help of editor Sandra Steingraber in recently publishing a new retrospective on marine biologist Rachel Carson and her seminal role in jump-starting environmentalism in post-World War II… SEE MORE