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Michael Pollan. Bill Moyer's Journal. PBS (28 November 2008). (Watch Video; Read Transcrip) -- Few people reflect and report more astutely on the state of American food production and consumption than Michael Pollan. Beginning with his fascination in plant cultivation, THE BOTANY OF DESIRE, Pollan has become a mixture of reporter and prophet, documenting the state of American food and warning of the consequences if we don't change our ways.
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