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D.E.S., an uncertain legacy

Author: Margaret Pettigrew; Bonnie Andrukaitis; Sharman Sturges; National Film Board of Canada.; DES Action Canada.
Publisher: [Montreal] : NFB, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses newsreel footage, family photos, and interviews to document the history and use of D.E.S., a synthetic hormone routinely administered to pregnant women to prevent miscarriage but which, years later, produced harmful side effects to children born of the women who used the hormone.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Pettigrew; Bonnie Andrukaitis; Sharman Sturges; National Film Board of Canada.; DES Action Canada.
OCLC Number: 70603532
Notes: "113C 0185 041"--Cassette label.
Credits: Narrator, Sharman Sturges.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: DES, an uncertain legacy.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada ; producer, Margaret Pettigrew ; director, Bonnie Andrukaitis.

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Uses newsreel footage, family photos, and interviews to document the history and use of D.E.S., a synthetic hormone routinely administered to pregnant women to prevent miscarriage but which, years later, produced harmful side effects to children born of the women who used the hormone.

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