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One Planet: The doctor who exposed the Flint water crisis

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha about her new book, What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City.

She tells the story of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and her role in uncovering the scandal of elevated lead blood levels in Flint’s children. What happened in Flint and why are citizens still relying on bottled water?

Guest:

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, associate professor of pediatrics at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, director of the pediatric residency program at Hurley Children’s Hospital in Flint, and author of What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Web Resources:

Mona Hanna-Attisha: What The Eyes Don't See

Detroit Free Press: Crusader for health of Flint kids keeps up fight to heal lead-poisoned city

EcoWatch: EPA Watchdog Finds Agency Failed in Flint Water Crisis

 

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.