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Botany of Desire

Full-Length Program

Special | 1h 55m 3s

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 -- evolved to satisfy our yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control.

Aired: 10/30/09

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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