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The Great Fever Preview

The Great Fever documents the heroic efforts of Major Walter Reed's medical team and their investigation into yellow fever. Their discoveries 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.

Premiere Date: October 29, 2006 | Runtime: 00:00:31

Season 31

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American Experience, TV’s most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.