What is Tales From the Poisoner's Handbook?

Watch this video about Tales From the Poisoner's Handbook, our interactive graphic novel that brings history and forensic science together. Investigate the causes of death in four historic poisoning cases, and explore toxicology with Alexander Gettler and New York City Medical Examiner Charles Norris in the 1920s.

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Radium used to be an ingredient in face creams. Thallium was in depilatory lotions. Arsenic was in rat poison -- until relatively recently! What chemical ingredients are in your household products? Share your story with American Experience!