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We talk with award-winning investigative journalist and author Carey Gillam about her book, Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. Gillam was a long-time correspondent  for Reuters international news service, and she is research director for US Right to Know, a nonprofit looking at issues about our food system.

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