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A Canadian doctor leaves her practice to join Greenpeace

From its humble beginnings in Vancouver, Greenpeace has grown into the world's leading environmental action watchdog. For more than 30 years Greenpeace has battled whaling, nuclear testing and sealing, all in an attempt to protect the planet. But some say their tactics, such as confronting politicians at their private residences, go too far. Are Greenpeace a bunch of misguided liberal intellectuals and publicity-prone protestors? Or are they modern-day eco-heroes?

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Canadian doctor Silvia Schriever leaves her medical practice in Victoria to join the crew of the Rainbow Warrior on its way to the South Pacific.  CBC Morningside host Peter Gzowski reads a letter from her. 
Medium: Radio
Program: Morningside
Broadcast Date: Jan. 11, 1990
Guest(s):
Host: Peter Gzowski
Duration: 4:16

Last updated: February 5, 2013

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