The forgotten plague / American Experience Films, PBS presents ; written, produced and directed by Chana Gazit ; a Steward/Gazit Productions, Inc., film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Eckhart PL - Main||DVD 614.5 FOR (Text)||840191002187972||Movies - Main Floor||Available||-|
|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch||DVD 616.995 FORGOTTEN (Text)||33946003148140||Nonfiction DVDs . 2nd Floor||Checked out||02/28/2017|
- ISBN: 9781627893091
- ISBN: 1627893091
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 53 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, 
- Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution.
|General Note:|| Originally produced as an episode of the PBS show, American experience.
Based in part on the book "Living in the shadow of death" by Sheila Rothman.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Editor, Adam Zucker ; music, Mark Suozzo ; director of photography, Stephen McCarthy.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator, Michael Murphy.
|Summary, etc.:|| By the dawn of the nineteenth century, tuberculosis had killed one in seven of all the people who had ever lived. The disease struck America with a vengeance, ravaging communities and touching the lives of almost every family. The battle against the deadly bacteria had a profound and lasting impact on the country, It shaped medical and scientific pursuits, social habits, economic development, western expansion, and government policy. The story is told through the remembrances of those who lived - and were cured - at tuberculosis sanatoriums, along with historians and scientists.
|Target Audience Note:|| Not rated.
|System Details Note:|| DVD, Region 1, NTSC ; widescreen, 5.1 surround.
|Language Note:|| In English ; optional English SDH subtitles.
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|Subject:||Tuberculosis > United States > History.
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|Genre:||Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
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