The Forgotten Plague Preview
Preview: Season 27 Episode 5 | 30s
By the dawn of the 19th century tuberculosis had killed one in seven of all the people who had ever lived. The battle against the deadly bacteria had a profound and lasting impact on the US, shaping medical and scientific pursuits, social habits, economic development, western expansion, and government policy. Premieres February 10 on PBS American Experience.
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Executive Producer Mark Samels on what's coming to American Experience in Winter 2015.