The Monsanto Papers

The Monsanto Papers

Deadly Secrets, Corporate Corruption, and One Man's Search for Justice

Book - 2021
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"The Monsanto Papers is the inside story of Lee Johnson's landmark lawsuit against Monsanto, a David-and-Goliath showdown pitting a dying cancer victim and an eclectic team of young, ambitious lawyers against one of the world's most powerful corporate giants. For Lee, the case was a race against the clock, with doctors predicting he wouldn't survive long enough to take the witness stand. For the public, the legal challenge presented a question of corporate accountability. With enough money and influence, could a company endanger its customers, hide evidence, manipulate regulators, and get away with it all--for decades?"-- Publisher's description.
Contents: Introduction: Creve coeur
Getting dirty
Railroad Avenue
Making a case
Joining forces
Going after Goliath
In the interests of justice
Corporate secrets
A risky plan
Just past midnight
Lizard man
A question of science
San Francisco showdown
The cavalry
Staying alive
The trial begins
For the defense
An unusual case
Fighting until the last breath
The last word
Verdict
Epilogue: A leaf that doesn't die
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2021]
Copyright Date: ©2021
Branch Call Number: 338.766 GIL
Characteristics: x, 335 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781642830569
1642830569

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