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Film, Video A Special Report on Polio

About this Item


  • A Special Report on Polio


  • Scheele, Leonard Andrew
  • NBC Television Network
  • United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • Hobby, Oveta Culp

Created / Published

  • 1955


  • -  Nonfiction television programs


  • Nonfiction television programs


  • -  Summary: HEW Secretary Oveta Culp Hobby and Surgeon General Leonard Scheele talk about the Salk polio vaccine and assuage concerns about its safety.


  • Film, Video

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Mavis identifier: 56792

Source Collection

  • NBC Television Collection


  • Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Scheele, Leonard Andrew, Nbc Television Network, Education United States Department Of Health, and Oveta Culp Hobby. A Special Report on Polio. 1955. Video.

APA citation style:

Scheele, L. A., Nbc Television Network, United States Department Of Health, E. & Hobby, O. C. (1955) A Special Report on Polio. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Scheele, Leonard Andrew, et al. A Special Report on Polio. 1955. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.