Deceit and Denial

Living on Earth
Early in the 20th century, most countries in Europe banned the use of lead in paint, based on its harmful effects on children's health. But the lead industry in the U.S. was just beginning to flourish, despite its knowledge of lead's poisonous effects. Host Steve Curwood talks with David Rosner, co-author of a book on the history and complicity of the lead industry called: "Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution".