Book Discussion on The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco

Marilyn Chase talked about her book The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco, published by Random House. She… read more

Marilyn Chase talked about her book The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco, published by Random House. She told the story of an outbreak of bubonic plague in San Francisco during the first decade of the twentieth century, reviewing the history and reading selections from the book. She also talked about the lessons that can be applied to the recent Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome outbreak. Following her talk, Ms. Chase took questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco

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Location:
Menlo Park, California, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 2003
Last Aired:
May 27, 2012

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  • May 10, 2003 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 11, 2003 | 7:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 17, 2003 | 10:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 2003 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 27, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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