The dioxins present in Agent Orange, the defoliant used in the Vietnam War, continue to leave a legacy of death, deformity and disability in their wake.
In The People vs. Agent Orange, documentarian Kate Taverna speaks to whistleblowers, researchers and the people who have lived through contact with the poison in both Vietnam and the United States.
Oregon resident Carol Van Strum is one of those people. The film documents her efforts to stop the ongoing spraying of the same toxins by the timber industry.
Join us for a look why the battle to stop public exposure to this devastating chemical continues in this installment of Leonard Lopate at Large on WBAI.