10/07/2013 03:07 pm ET Updated Dec 07, 2013

Watch: Wendell Berry on His Hopes for Humanity

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In a rare television interview, environmental legend and writer Wendell Berry leaves his Kentucky farm for an inspiring conversation on Moyers & Company. Berry, one of America's most influential writers who has written more than 40 novels, books of poetry, short stories and essays, has become an outspoken advocate for an agrarian revolution. He's calling for immediate action to end industrial farming and return to the sustainable farming methods of years past. Described as "rural America's man of letters", Berry was recently awarded the Roosevelt Institute's Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Medal and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.

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