Toxic Legacies—Agent Orange as a Challenge
Location: Evangelische Akademie Tutzing
Conveners: Amy Hay, Martin Held, Christian Lahnstein, Nga Le, and Christof Mauch
Agent Orange, the most infamous of the defoliating herbicides used by the US military during the Vietnam War, offers a historical lesson and legacy. Various groups have struggled with the human and environmental damages caused by chemical exposure. This anatomy of a disaster continues to resonate as political leaders, scientists, and citizens ask questions about potential and ongoing risks, who should be held responsible, and what, if any, restitution should be paid.
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Participant Charles Bailey's talk can be read here.