Summary: "In this account of vaccination's miraculous, inflammatory past and its uncertain future, journalist Arthur Allen reveals a history both illuminated with hope and shrouded by controversy--from Edward Jenner's discovery of smallpox vaccine in 1796 to Pasteur's vaccines for rabies and cholera, to those that safeguarded the children of the twentieth century, and finally to the tumult currently...
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.47 ALL
Summary: Describes the true story of how the eccentric Polish scientist tasked by the Nazis to create a typhus vaccine hid the intelligentsia from the Gestapo by hiring them to work in his laboratory.
Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 ALL
Summary: 'By the Light of Burning Dreams' chronicles some of the most important moments of activism from the 60s and 70s, and ties them into the arrival of today's major political players and major progressive movements. David and Margaret Talbot are both very well-connected, with contacts such as Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., George R.R. Martin,Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Klein, and Oliver Stone. From the founder...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 TAL
Summary: Politicos award gangster Patsy Gargan a cushy job as a honcho at a woefully run boys reform school-- no experience necessary, no expectations, no problems. But firebrand Patsy runs up against plenty of problems. He sees something in the kids-- himself. He, too, was raised in the slums. And he decides to defy everyone to give the kids opportunities he never had. Yet all the good Patsy does could...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008