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Dr. Harvey Wiley: Father of Pure Food

During his time at the USDA, Dr. Harvey Wiley grew concerned about food safety and purity.

The Poison Squad

Harvey Wiley recruited volunteers to test the effects of chemical preservatives in food.

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The Fight

The famous 1938 heavyweight fight between American Joe Louis and German Max Schmeling.

The Polio Crusade

In the 1950's a Polio outbreak swept the U.S., devastating communities nationwide.

Test Tube Babies

Researchers face controversy while conceiving babies through in vitro fertilization.

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