21 Jul Wondery Presents American Scandal: The DuPont Chemical Coverup
By the mid-20th century, industrial chemicals were being used to produce a dizzying array of goods. Products made with wood or steel were replaced with plastic. And Americans gained access to a bounty of inexpensive products made with synthetic materials—from the polyester used in sweaters, to the artificial fragrances used in shampoos. And although they may have a low price tag, products made with synthetic materials often come with another cost—a hidden expense denominated in ruined lives, illness and death.
This is just a preview of The DuPont Chemical Coverup from American Scandal. Listen to the full episode on American Scandal, or at wondery.fm/ASDuPont_AHT.