Examining the Tragedy within 'Opium Season'
Joel Hafvenstein spent a year in Afghanistan trying to lure opium-poppy farmers to give up what he calls "the perfect crop." His book, "Opium Season: A Year on the Afghan Frontier," documents the tragic turn that his U.S.-funded project took.
Hafvenstein discusses his book and experience with NPR's Jacki Lyden.
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