Our Unsustainable Table: Another Global Food Crisis?

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Fifty-seven-million Americans don't get enough to eat, and massive amounts of food go to waste. At the same time much of the world depends on American agri-business. Is going local a better way? Also, tensions on the Korean Peninsula soar after the North attacks. On Reporter's Notebook, after months of secret talks about ending the war in Afghanistan a supposed "senior Taliban leader" turns out to have been a fraud.

Banner image: A Russian man shovels grain at a farm in Vasyurinskoe on August 13, 2010. Suffering its worst drought in decades, Russia has seen 10 million hectares (25 million acres), or a quarter of arable land destroyed in its worst drought on record. Photo: Mikhail Mordasov/AFP/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Andrea Brody