Michael Pollan on the Apple in History In the second report on Michael Pollan, the author of The Botany of Desire, NPR's Ketzel Levine tells the story of how a weed from Kazakstan evolved into the most American of fruits -- the apple. The tale involves the pilgrims, thirsty pioneers, and a stubborn Quaker farmer in Iowa.
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Michael Pollan on the Apple in History

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Michael Pollan on the Apple in History

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In the second report on Michael Pollan, the author of The Botany of Desire, NPR's Ketzel Levine tells the story of how a weed from Kazakstan evolved into the most American of fruits — the apple. The tale involves the pilgrims, thirsty pioneers, and a stubborn Quaker farmer in Iowa.