America’s Lead Wars

The problem with lead is that it’s now everywhere – lead in the water, lead on the walls, lead in the soil, lead in the air. “We’ve created a terribly toxic environment in all sorts of ways,” warn David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz, authors of Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America’s Children, in this sobering conversation with Terry Gross on Fresh Air (the audio file embedded below as well).

Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner at work
Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner at work

Lead Wars