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Michael H. Brown discusses his book "Laying Waste"

BROADCAST: May. 16, 1980 | DURATION: 00:54:36

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Synopsis

"Laying Waste: The Poisoning of America by Toxic Chemicals," is Michael H. Brown's study of the Hooker Chemical Company and of toxic waste being dumped into the Love Canal. The toxic chemicals caused some women to suffer miscarriages. Some children were born with deformities, and some people developed cancer.