1918 Flu Pandemic

The 1918 flu pandemic altered American life in ways that are familiar to those living through the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. Conflicting… read more

The 1918 flu pandemic altered American life in ways that are familiar to those living through the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. Conflicting information left people wary and fearful, college classes were held outside, sports were cancelled, masks were challenged as un-American and fines imposed on those who refused to wear them. Christopher McKnight Nichols recounted how the country experienced the events of a century ago and the lessons we might learn. He directs Oregon State University’s Center for the Humanities. The Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University in Dallas hosted this event and provided the video. close

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1918 Flu Pandemic

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Program ID:
475412-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Sep 20, 2020 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2020 | 3:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 20, 2020 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 13, 2020 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 14, 2020 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 16, 2020 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 16, 2020 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 21, 2020 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 10, 2020 | 10:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 11, 2020 | 3:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 11, 2020 | 10:47am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 11, 2020 | 3:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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