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The neighborhood called Love Canal in Niagara Falls, New York, was neither the first nor the worst toxic waste dump, but it became a national story in the late 1970s thanks to the organizing efforts of Lois Gibbs, who fought to protect Love Canal's children, including her own, from the 20,000 tons of toxic waste in the ground.
This is an excerpt from American Masters: Fierce Green Fire, airing April 22 at 9 pm on PBS. Learn more at www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters. Published on Apr 2, 2014
The April 22 PBS broadcast is commercial-free and the full film will stream on the “American Masters” website -- http://pbs.org/americanmasters -- after the premiere.
A 90-minute version of the film is currently available via Netflix and iTunes and on DVD from First Run Features.