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  • Botany of Desire

PBS PREVIEWS | The Botany of Desire

Duration: 06:15
Program: Botany of Desire
Broadcast Date: Oct. 28, 2009

Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world — seen from the plants' point of view. The program shows how four familiar species (the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato) evolved to satisfy our yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control.

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Post Date: August 18, 2009