Devra Davis: Secret History of the War on Cancer
Uploaded: 21 Feb, 2008
Recording Date: 25 Jan, 0108
Recording Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Program Title: Devra Davis: Secret History of the War on Cancer
Description: Devra Lee Davis, a renowned environmental health expert, is professor of epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Dr. Davis was designated a National Book Award Finalist for her book, When Smoke Ran Like Water, part of which centres around a deadly air pollution episode in her hometown of Donora, Pa. She is the author of more than 170 scientific publications and the editor of 11 books. Her newest book, The Secret History of the War on Cancer, was recently published in October 2007. In this book, Dr. Davis details how we began fighting the wrong war, with the wrong weapons, against the wrong enemiesâ€”-a legacy that persists to this day.
Featured Speakers/Guests: Devra Lee David interviewed by Andrea Smith
Credits: Edited by Pierre Loiselle, Praxis Media Productions. An excerpt of this interview first aired on Dominion Radio on CKDU 88.1 FM.
Comments: This is an amazing, in-depth interview!
Arts and Culture > Books and LiteratureType: Interview
Politics > Activism
Health > Policy
Health > Pharmacuticals