1918 Influenza Pandemic

Kimberly Kenney discussed the 1918 influenza pandemic. Topics included its origins, spread, what Canton and Stark County, Ohio, did to… read more

Kimberly Kenney discussed the 1918 influenza pandemic. Topics included its origins, spread, what Canton and Stark County, Ohio, did to cope with the disease, how modern science uncovered some of its secrets more than 80 years later, and the possibility of re-occurrence. She showed slides during her presentation and afterward responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Influenza: Understanding the Worst Pandemic in Human History” was a “Soup at Six” program at the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Canton, Ohio. It was held in conjunction with the museum’s “Stark County Story” exhibit. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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1918 Influenza Pandemic

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Canton, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 21, 2011

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  • Nov 19, 2011 | 9:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 20, 2011 | 4:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 21, 2011 | 5:34am EST | C-SPAN 3
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