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The Film & More: transcript, primary sources, further reading
Special Features: poll, Schama on history and fiction, on the set of Webster's lab, the Parkmans
Timeline: timeline of Western medical history
Gallery: medical instruments and teaching tools from the mid-19th century
People & Events: more about the People & Events featured in the film
Teacher's Guide: how to use this site in your classroom
A brutal murder, a sensational trial... and a lingering mystery.
Inside this site...
Behind the Scenes: Tour the set of Webster's lab with the film crew
Behind the Scenes: Tour the set of Webster's lab with the film crew
Documents: Study trial transcripts and newspaper reports
Documents: Study trial transcripts and newspaper reports
Gallery: 19th century medical instruments and teaching aids
Gallery: 19th century medical instruments and teaching aids
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