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For the past twenty years, Michael Pollan has been writing books and articles about the places where the human and natural worlds intersect: food, agriculture, gardens, drugs, and architecture.

Pollan is the author, most recently, of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. His previous book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, was named one of the ten best books of 2006 by the New York Times and the Washington Post. It also won the California Book Award, the Northern California Book Award, the James Beard Award for best food writing, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Pollan's previous book, The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World, was also a New York Times bestseller, received the Borders Original Voices Award for the best non-fiction work of 2001, and was recognized as a best book of the year by the American Booksellers Association and He is also the author of A Place of My Own (1997) and Second Nature (1991).

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Food writer, journalist and Berkeley professor.
Premiere Date: 12/8/2014 Hits/Views: 169,913
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The future of the food movement.
Premiere Date: 2/24/2014 Hits/Views: 744,422
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What's at stake in the upcoming U.S. Farm Bill.
Premiere Date: 5/7/2012 Hits/Views: 350,323
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Effects of the agricultural industrial complex.
Premiere Date: 2/23/2009 Hits/Views: 337,547
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Panel on healthy food policy for next Administration.
Premiere Date: 11/3/2008 Hits/Views: 88,585
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In Defense of Food with Michael Pollan
Premiere Date: 5/12/2008 Hits/Views: 626,790
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The American way of eating.
Premiere Date: 7/2/2007 Hits/Views: 127,920
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The ecology of eating in the 21st century.
Premiere Date: 2/12/2007 Hits/Views: 208,786
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Ethics and ecology of eating.
Premiere Date: 2/12/2007 Hits/Views: 39,671
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Panel of distinguished scientists discuss the effects of the Bush Administration's Science Policy.
Premiere Date: 10/18/2004 Hits/Views: 924

The obesity health crisis.
Premiere Date: 3/15/2004 Hits/Views: 12,442

Panel on the evoltion and adaptation of plants and food.
Premiere Date: 1/27/2003 Hits/Views: 6,999

Four familiar plant species.
Premiere Date: 1/20/2003 Hits/Views: 90,115
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