World History

Book TV at Duke University: James Salzman, "Drinking Water: A History"

James Salzman

About the Program

James Salzman talks about the long history of drinking water and the safety and scarcity of drinking water today.  Prof. Salzman says that unsafe drinking water is the single largest killer in the world.  This interview was conducted at the Washington Duke Inn in Durham, North Carolina, and is part of Book TV's College Series.    

About the Authors

James Salzman

James Salzman is a professor of law and a professor of environmental policy at Duke University. 


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Book TV at Duke University: James Salzman, "Drinking Water: A History"

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Past Airings

  • Monday, May 26th at 1:45am (ET)
  • Sunday, May 25th at 1:45pm (ET)
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