Lessons From the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

This special “Washington Journal” primetime edition on the coronavirus pandemic focused on the 1918 influence pandemic. John Barry, author… read more

This special “Washington Journal” primetime edition on the coronavirus pandemic focused on the 1918 influence pandemic. John Barry, author of The Great Influenza: the Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History, talked about lessons learned about pandemics from the 1918 worldwide spread of influenza. He also answered viewer calls on COVID-19 and how past pandemics have influenced present-day public health policies. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) talked about how her family and others in Florida were responding to the pandemic. close

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Lessons From the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

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470944-1
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Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
C-SPAN Studio, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 06, 2020 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 07, 2020 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 06, 2020 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 06, 2020 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 07, 2020 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 07, 2020 | 1:20pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 08, 2020 | 4:06am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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