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As the nation mobilized for war in the spring of 1918, ailing Private Albert Gitchell reported to an army hospital in Kansas. He was diagnosed with the flu, a disease about which doctors knew little. Before the year was out, America would be ravaged by a flu epidemic that killed 675,000 people--more than died in all the wars of this century combined--before disappearing as mysteriously as it began.
Very Very good. Used it at work for my Flu Vaccine Campaign.Published 3 months ago by wanda mccullough
Great and timely information for any level from middle school to college or for homePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent documentary on the flu pandemic of 1918; Sad but an excellent documentaryPublished 14 months ago by Oral Carter
Probably no other historical event occurred in the United States that been forgotten in time as the plague of influenza that struck first in the U.S. and then Europe in 1918. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Janet Chandler
As with most of the documentaries in this PBS series, it is very high quality. I understand that it's called "The American Experience," but still, it seemed really limited... Read morePublished 15 months ago by David S.