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A Fight to the Finish: Stories of Polio

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A documentary exploring the mid-20th century battle against polio, a childhood disease that permanently crippled millions of children. Tracing the history of polio from the first World War I outbreaks to the life-saving efforts of scientists Jonas Salk and Edward Sabin, the documentary includes extensive historical footage and interviews with such polio survivors as writer Todd Gitlin and editor Ben Bradlee. ~ Rebecca Flint Marx, Rovi

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