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Title Understanding. Viruses / a presentation of Discovery Networks in association with Cronkite/Ward ; produced by Jeanine I. Butler ; written by Jeanine I. Butler, Jonathan Ward, Cheryl Pellerin.
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [1994]
©1994

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Subject Viruses.
Virology -- Research -- History.
Virology -- History.
Alt Name Butler, Jeanine Isabel.
Ward, Jonathan.
Pellerin, Cheryl.
Bergen, Candice, 1946-
Discovery Networks.
Cronkite Ward Company.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Ohio Library and Information Network.
OhioLINK Digital Media Center.
Alternate Title Understanding (Television program)
Add Title Viruses
Description polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Performer Narrated by Candice Bergen.
Credits Graphics, Image Box ; editor, Barbara Burst ; science editor, Cheryl Pellerin ; music, Fred Karnc.
Note Originally broadcast on the Discovery Channel program Understanding in 1994.
Streaming video (48 min.)
Summary The smallest, simplest forms of life on earth, viruses are also the most tenacious and, many scientists believe, the oldest. This classic program explores the history of research into viruses and the ongoing struggle to combat them. Numerous experts offer commentary, including Stephen Morse, virologist at Rockefeller University, and Jonas Salk, famous creator of the polio vaccine. The program looks at differences between DNA and RNA viruses, like HIV and influenza; the rotavirus, which kills five million children annually; and the incredible victory of the World Health Organization in completely eradicating smallpox.
System Details System requirements: Real Player media software.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Access Available to OhioLINK member libraries.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Columbus, OH : OhioLINK, 2005. Digitized and made available by OhioLINK Digital Media Center from video dist. by Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
Publisher # FFH 12085 Films for the Humanities & Sciences
OCLC # 62786071
Link Digital video collection FFH 12085 (OCoLC)52376650.
Additional Format Understanding. (OCoLC)48504895.


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