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Botany of Desire

Botany of Desire
Michael Pollan's best-selling book "The Botany of Desire" comes to life in this documentary film exploring human's unique relationship with plants. The film explores the evolution of four plants—the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato— and how they have come to satisfy humans' desire for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control.

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Full-Length Program Air date: 10-30-2009 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1283872815/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 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, cannabis and the potato --... /episodes/get/1112 /episode/1112 Botany of Desire: Full-Length Program /episode-player/1112
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Full-Length Program
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, cannabis and the potato --...
Air date: 10/30/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1283872815/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 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, cannabis and the potato --... /episodes/get/1112 /episode/1112 Botany of Desire: Full-Length Program /episode-player/1112
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