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The polio crusade [videorecording] /
a Sarah Colt Productions film for American Experience ; written, produced and directed by Sarah Colt.
edition
Widescreen format.
imprint
[United States] : WGBH Educational Foundation : PBS Home Video, c2009.
description
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
0793670381, 9780793670383
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[United States] : WGBH Educational Foundation : PBS Home Video, c2009.
isbn
0793670381
9780793670383
standard identifier
841887010399
publisher #
AMX61080
restrictions
Not licensed for classroom use.
credits note
Cinematography, Stephen McCarthy ; editor, Randal MacLowry ; music, John Kusiak, P. Andrew Willis.
general note
Based in part on the book "Polio : an American story" by David Oshinsky.
Special feature: Teacher's guide (PDF).
System requirements to access teacher's guide: Computer with Adobe Acrobat Reader; DVD-ROM drive.
performer
Narrator: Linda Hunt.
abstract
This film interweaves the personal accounts of polio survivors with the story of an ardent crusader who tirelessly fought on their behalf. Features interviews with historians, scientists, polio survivors, and the only surviving scientist from the core research team that developed the Salk vaccine, Julius Youngner.
language note
Closed-captioned.
catalogue key
7326402
date/place of event
Originally broadcast Feb. 2, 2009 as an episode of the television series American experience on PBS.
target audience
Not Rated.
technical details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.

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