Nova Season 2 Episode 10 - The Rise And Fall Of DDT

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Synopsis: Has the case against DDT been proven? A strange question, perhaps, to be asking one year after the US has banned the insecticide, but NOVA dares to ask. Tracing the history of DDT from its discovery through its banning in the States, NOVA asks whether America overreacted with its total ban of this once acclaimed “wonder” chemical. A weekly documentary series, each episode providing an in-depth look at a different subject of scientific research. Subjects examined by this show have included…

Air Date: January 19, 1975

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