Tales From the Poisoner's Handbook
Clip: Season 26 Episode 1 | 2m 35s
History and forensic science come together in our interactive graphic novel based on the documentary The Poisoner's Handbook. Investigate the cause 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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In the early 1900s, the average medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest.
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