Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal
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Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal
Hardly a person is now alive who does not remember the 1978 ecological disaster at the chemical-waste deposits in Love Canal, New York. This made-for-TV film stars Marsha Mason as housewife Lois Gibbs, who suspects that her children have fallen ill due to leakage of toxic waste at the nearby deposits. The New York State Department of Health closes down the elementary school, but for Lois and nearly 700 of her neighbors, this just isn't enough. Lois begins a loud and aggressive movement to force the United States Government to relocate the residents of Love Canal, and to reimburse them for… More

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"Lois Gibbs and The Love Canal tells the true story of a shy but principled middle-class housewife whose zeal becomes a force for justice."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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