The Fever of 1721

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Heard On University Of The Air

The story of the Boston smallpox epidemic of 1721 includes an improbable cast of characters embroiled in a controversy that would revolutionize not just American medicine but speed the American colonies down the path to revolution.

Episode Credits

  • Norman Gilliland Host
  • Nigel O'Shea Technical Director
  • Norman Gilliland Interviewer
  • Stephen Coss Guest

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