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Video now available of Michael Polan’s Lecture!

Did you miss “In Defense of Food” author Michael Pollan’s lecture at the Kohl Center on September 24th?  Maybe you were able to catch it but wish you could refer back to it to remember some of the parts that stood out to you.

Now you can watch an edited version of Michael Pollan’s lecture “In Defense of Food: The Omnivore’s Solution” which he presented at UW-Madison on September 24, 2009.

You can also click here for a transcript of the lecture.

These files can also be found archived on the Go Big Read website on the Resources Page:

Food For Thought Online Book Discussion

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Join us in a virtual book discussion on the Food For Thought Posts in the Go Big Read Blog!

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Food For Thought: Topic for Discussion Week of October 5, 2009

If you attended Michael Pollan’s lecture at the Kohl Center last week, did his speech change the way you perceived the messages of his book?  Did he reinforce the ideas in “In Defense of Food”?  Did he raise any new ideas or questions for you that the book had not addressed?