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The pill

Author: Blair Brown; PBS Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, 2003.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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(Producer) The tale of the development of "the pill" was as unusual as the contraceptive itself. Key players included two activists financing research; a devout Catholic gynecologist touting the pill as "natural," and a biologist bullying a pharmaceutical company into risking boycotts. Investigates the tiny catalyst of a society in transition.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Named Person: Margaret Sanger; Katherine Dexter McCormick; Gregory Pincus; John Rock; Margaret Sanger; Katherine Dexter McCormick; Gregory Pincus; John Rock; Katherine Dexter McCormick; Gregory Pincus; John Rock; Margaret Sanger
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Blair Brown; PBS Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 9780780642096 0780642090 0793698960 9780793698967
OCLC Number: 52553757
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of The American Experience.
Credits: Written, produced and directed by Chana Gazit ; narrator, Blair Brown.
Performer(s): Narrator, Blair Brown.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: PBS Home Video ; WGBH Boston.

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(Producer) The tale of the development of "the pill" was as unusual as the contraceptive itself. Key players included two activists financing research; a devout Catholic gynecologist touting the pill as "natural," and a biologist bullying a pharmaceutical company into risking boycotts. Investigates the tiny catalyst of a society in transition.

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