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Polio - An American Story

David Oshinsky

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Genres:

History

Description:

Multiple New York Times Notable Book winner and University of Texas professor, David M. Oshinsky is a leading American political and cultural historian. Garnering the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in History, this comprehensive and gripping narrative covers all the challenges, characters, and controversies in America’s relentless struggle against polio. Funded by philanthropy and grassroots contributions, Salk’s killed-virus vaccine (1954) and Sabin’s live-virus vaccine (1961) began to eradicate this dreaded disease. “Narrative history doesn’t get much better.”—Booklist, starred review

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jonathan Hogan

Length:

14h 39m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:50

Introduction
Introduction

00:56


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:51


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:22


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

47:56


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

58:11


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

57:42


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

56:56


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

39:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

32:58


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

30:03


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

49:13


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

51:23


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

48:07


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

37:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

41:41


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

40:34


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

38:47


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

33:46


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

33:03


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

54:50


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

42:42


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

56:06


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:02