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Webinar: Heroes of American Medicine, Clara Barton & Jonas Salk TODAY

  • Professor Eric Pullin

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Eric Pullin

May 27, 2020

Join Professor Eric Pullin and Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of the Ashbrook Center at 12 p.m. today for a free webinar focusing on Clara Barton and Jonas Salk.

Free registration for this event may be found at this link:

https://teachingamericanhistory.org/blog/special-webinar-heroes-of-american-medicine/

All attendees will be given access to primary source readings before the episode airs, and will be emailed a printable certificate to account for continuing education.

Suggested Readings:

    “Angel of the Battlefield,” Hartford Courant, 26 November 1862

    “The Red Cross of the Geneva Convention: What It Is,” Clara Barton, 1878

    Notes on Antietam, Clara Barton, 1890

    “The Women Who Went to the Field,” Clara Barton, 1892

    “Polio Cases and Death Rates,” April and May 1955

    “Remarks on Conference on Salk Vaccine,” 22 April 1955

    “President Eisenhower Cabinet Paper,” 29 April 1955

    “Jonas Salk on Searching for the Next Medical Miracle,” 18 February 1990

SPONSORING DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, OR ORGANIZATION:

Department of History

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Eric Pullin epullin@carthage.edu