the penultimate WORD

 

Series 2009 - September

The gods of science mocked...

 

 

 

 

Dr Jonas E. Salk and Nursing Sister Elizabeth Kenny

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If polio mocked the dreams of middle-class culture, it mocked the gods of science even more.

 

David M. Oshinsky

Polio: An American Story, Page 90

 

 

 

55 years later

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Copyright 2009 James T. Irvine

Visuals: Dr Jonas E. Salk and Nursing Sister Elizabeth Kenny

Series 2009