SEE IT NOW {DR. JONAS SALK} (TV)

Summary

One in this series of current events documentary programs, hosted by Edward R. Murrow. In this program, Edward R. Murrow reports from the Polio Vaccine Evaluation Center at the University of Michigan, where doctors Jonas Salk, Thomas Francis, Jr., and Alan Gregg discuss the polio vaccine, immunity, the smallpox vaccine, and the rationing of vaccine. Includes commercials.

Preservation of the Post–World War II American Television Documentary Collection is supported in part by a Federal Save America’s Treasures grant administered by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: April 12, 1955 Tuesday 10:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:30:00
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T82:0491
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Medical research
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1951-1958
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Edward R. Murrow … Producer, Editor, Host
    • Fred W. Friendly … Producer, Editor
    • Thomas Francis
    • Alan Gregg
    • Jonas Salk