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American Experience | S27 Ep5: The Forgotten Plague Preview

By the dawn of the 19th century tuberculosis had killed one in seven of all the people who had ever lived. The battle against the deadly bacteria had a profound and lasting impact on the US, shaping medical and scientific pursuits, social habits, economic development, western expansion, and government policy. Premieres February 10 on PBS American Experience.

Premiere Date: February 10, 2015 | Runtime: 00:00:30

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