A Fight to the Finish: Stories of Polio | 2001

Documentary, Historical
Interviews with survivors of polio illuminate the story of this epidemic, which began in the US during WWI and grew into the 1940s. Under the leadership of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, a campaign against polio ...more

Company

Mandel/Herring Productions

Production Company

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Production Company

Synopsis

Interviews with survivors of polio illuminate the story of this epidemic, which began in the US during WWI and grew into the 1940s. Under the leadership of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, a campaign against polio gained momentum, uniting medical groups, scientists and fundraising organizations, such as the March of Dimes.

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