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Influenza, 1918

Author: Robert KennerKen ChowderLinda HuntAlison EllwoodMark AdlerAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Home Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the spring of 1918, an army private reported to a hospital in Kansas. He was diagnosed with the flu, an illness that doctors knew little about. By the end of WWI, America was ravaged by a flu epidemic that killed 675,000 people.
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and Factual Films
History
Personal narratives
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
(OCoLC)677927678
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Kenner; Ken Chowder; Linda Hunt; Alison Ellwood; Mark Adler; Don Lenzer; Robert Kenner Films.; PBS Home Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 0793691370 9780793691371
OCLC Number: 62560503
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the television series American experience in 1998.
Teacher's guide included on disc as a PDF file or via American experience website.
Credits: Editor, Alison Ellwood; music, Mark Adler; cinematography, Don Lenzer ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Narrated by Linda Hunt.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; stereo.
Contents: Sickness at Camp Devens --
A national epidemic --
The death toll rises --
Searching for a cure --
A forgotten horror.
Other Titles: Worst epidemic in American history
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Robert Kenner Films production for American Experience ; produced and directed by Robert Kenner ; written by Ken Chowder.
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In the spring of 1918, an army private reported to a hospital in Kansas. He was diagnosed with the flu, an illness that doctors knew little about. By the end of WWI, America was ravaged by a flu epidemic that killed 675,000 people.

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