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Title Typhoid Mary [(DVD) videorecording] : the most dangerous woman in America / Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced by, Peter Frumkin ; written and directed by Nancy M. Porter.

Publication Info. Williston, VT : WGBH [dist.], ©2005.
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 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  614.5112 TYP    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD)(60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, letterboxed presentation; Dolby Digital.
DVD-ROM features require Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Language Closed-captioned. Described video for the visually impaired.
Cast Marian Tomas, Griffin, Jere Shea, Natalie Rose.
Note Originally produced for NOVA in association with WGBH Boston in 2004.
Based on the book Typhoid Mary: captive to the public's health / Judith Walzer Leavitt.
Includes printable materials for educators, c2005 WGBH Educational Foundation.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience Not rated.
Summary In 1906 in America it was first discovered that humans could transmit typhoid fever. This is a dramatization of the outbreak and a profile of Irish cook Mary Mallon, known as 'Typhoid Mary'. Quarantined against her will, the story reveals the newfound power of health officials to protect the masses, often at the expense of personal liberties.
Subject Typhoid Mary, 1869-1938.
Typhoid fever -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Videodiscs.
Quarantine -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Videodiscs.
Films for people with visual disabilities -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary television programs Videodiscs.
Added Author Griffin, Marian Tomas.
Shea, Jere.
Rose, Natalie.
Porter, Nancy W.
Frumkin, Peter.
Leavitt, Judith Walzer. Typhoid Mary.
Nancy Porter Productions.
WGBH Educational Foundation.
Added Title Most dangerous woman in America
Nova (Television program)
ISBN 159375177X
Standard No. 783421380493
Music No. WG38049 WGBH
WG38049SL WGBH Boston Video
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