Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Spring 6-1-2012

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In her address, also titled "Carson, Conant and Cantwell: The Burden of Conscience," Linda J. Lear '62, author of "Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature" and "Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature," speaks to the Sykes Society of Connecticut College "about three women who made a marked difference in the world by changing public attitudes. Each was an agent of change, but each was first of all an ordinary woman with vision." Those women are Rachel Carson, and Connecticut College alumnae Elizabeth Babbott Conant '51 and Mary Lee Cantwell '53.

 

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