Do you know when this will air again?
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From: Beth Shepard <beth.shepard**At_Symbol_Here**SIAL.COM>
Date: 01/14/2014 9:51 AM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: [DCHAS-L] PBS show: The Poisoner's Handbook
As just a note to the group....I just watched a show on PBS American Experience called "The Poisoner's Handbook". It was extremely well done & it shows how far we've come in chemistry & safety.It's about how forensic science was developed & how it became part of the justice system. It covers the careers of Charles Norris (1st med. examiner) & Alexander Gettler (head of toxicology lab) in New York City starting in 1918.The actual story was fascinating (I know...science geek alert), but the use of truly hazardous materials in consumer products & in workplace exposures shown throughout the narrative was an amazing illustration of why we do what we do & how far we've come in 100 years.
If you have the opportunity, it's well worth the 2 hr run time to watch it.
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