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Independent Lens | DIRT! THE MOVIE | Film Clip #1 | PBS

Duration: 00:37
Program: Independent Lens #1121
Broadcast Date: Apr. 20, 2010

"Our wealth is imaginary. It comes from soil."

It's under our feet and under our fingernails, but what is it? And how did it get there? Inspired by William Bryant Logans acclaimed book "Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth," find out how industrial farming, mining and urban development have led us toward cataclysmic droughts, starvation, floods and climate change. Dirt is a part of everything we eat, drink and breathe. Which is why we should stop treating it like, well dirt.

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Post Date: April 15, 2010