Asbestos: “Devil’s Dust: Exposed to poison. Exposing the truth.”
On November 11 and 12, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) will air Devil’s Dust. The two-part TV miniseries chronicles the true-life corporate scandal of James Hardie Industries, an industrial materials company that extensively manufactured asbestos throughout the 20th century.
Storified by Linda Reinstein · Sat, Nov 10 2012 07:48:56
This isn’t just an Australian story. The U.S.still hasn’t banned asbestos. U.S. importation of asbestos increased 13% between 2010 and 2011.
Devil’s Dust Trailer
VIDEO INTERVIEW with Matt Peacock: Author of Killer Company, the Book That Inspired Devil’s Dust
Since Matt Peacock began writing about theasbestos struggle in 1977, little has changed. He sums up his message about asbestos with three key points: “Don’t believe everything you hear. Don’t assume something is safe. Dosomething about it.” Listen to ADAO’sexclusive interview with Peacock here.