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Science  08 Nov 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5596, pp. 1176-1177
DOI: 10.1126/science.1076747

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Deceit and Denial. The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution. Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner. University of California Press, Berkeley, and Milbank Memorial Fund, New York, 2002. 428 pp. $34.95, £24.95. ISBN 0-520-21749-7.

The authors, historians whose work has long focused on issue of occupational disease, describe the efforts of the chemical and lead industries to hide the dangers of their products to workers, consumers, and the public.