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The great fever, (DVD)

Label
The great fever
Title
The great fever
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In June 1900, Major Walter Reed, Chief Surgeon of the U.S. Army, led a medical team to Cuba on a mission to investigate yellow fever. For more than two hundred years the disease had terrorized the United States, killing an estimated 100,000 people in the 19th century alone. Shortly after Reed and his team arrived in Havana they began testing the radical theories of a Cuban doctor, Carlos Finlay, who believed that mosquitoes spread yellow fever. This production documents the heroic efforts of Reed, s medical team to verify Finlay's theory. Eventually their discovery enabled the United States to successfully eradicate the disease among workers constructing the Panama Canal, making possible the completion of one of the most strategic waterways in the world. When yellow ever struck New Orleans in 1905, federal public health officials launched an aggressive mosquito eradication campaign and successfully ended the epidemic. It was the last yellow fever outbreak in the United States, and the first major public health triumph of the 20th century
Member of
Cataloging source
NLM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
NLM call number
2007 AV-0206
PerformerNote
Narrated by Linda Hunt
Runtime
60
Series statement
American experience
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reed, Walter
  • Finlay, Carlos J.
  • Yellow Fever Commission (U.S.)
  • Yellow fever
  • Closed caption films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The great fever, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Map of yellow fever epidemics
  • Originally broadcast in 2006 on the television program "American Experience."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm76903167
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition
Extent
1 DVD (approx. 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793693009
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o76903167
  • (Sirsi) 192792
  • (OCoLC)76903167
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The great fever, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Map of yellow fever epidemics
  • Originally broadcast in 2006 on the television program "American Experience."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm76903167
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition
Extent
1 DVD (approx. 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793693009
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color & black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o76903167
  • (Sirsi) 192792
  • (OCoLC)76903167
Video recording format
DVD

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