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The Butchering Art

Lindsey Fitzharris talked about her book, The Butchering Art, about surgery in the 19th century and the medical advances of British doctor Joseph Lister, who asserted that germs were connected to infection and could be countered by antiseptics.

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The Butchering Art

Program ID:
Public Affairs Event
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 02, 2017 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 04, 2021 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 02, 2017 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 04, 2017 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2017 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2018 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2018 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 26, 2021 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 27, 2021 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2021 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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The Butchering Art

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