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'A Fierce Green Fire'


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David Brower (C), founder of the Sierra Club Foundation, and others fought plans to build dams in the Grand Canyon in the '60s.
Courtesy "A Fierce Green Fire"
David Brower (C), founder of the Sierra Club Foundation, and others fought plans to build dams in the Grand Canyon in the '60s.

The new documentary "A Fierce Green Fire" traces the history of the modern environmental movement, chronicling dramatic battles like the Sierra Club's fight against dams in the Grand Canyon, Greenpeace's campaign to save whales and recent efforts to combat climate change. San Francisco-based director Mark Kitchell, who also made the Academy Award-nominated "Berkeley in the Sixties," joins us in the studio. Who are your environmental heroes?

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Mark Kitchell, director, writer and producer of "A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet"

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