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  • Botany of Desire

THE BOTANY OF DESIRE | Trailer | PBS

Duration: 00:33
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. Narrated by Frances McDormand, 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: September 9, 2009