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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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Ruby Ridge

A riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia.

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.

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