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World War I Centenary Forum: Stories from the Collections of the National Library of Medicine

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Air date: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 2:00:00 PM
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Category: History of Medicine
Runtime: 01:15:26
Description: On April 2, 1917, US President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare was against Germany, stating that “The world must be made safe for democracy.” Four days later, on April 6, Congress voted overwhelmingly in favor of a war declaration. The National Library of Medicine marks this important occasion with a forum that spotlights some its rich collections related to the war and the American experience of the period. Join us to hear a variety of stories drawn from these collections, as shared by our colleagues in the NLM’s History of Medicine Division.

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NLM Title: World War I Centenary Forum : stories from the collections of the National Library of Medicine / Jeffrey Reznick, Ginny Roth, Stephen J. Greenberg, Sarah Eilers.
Author: Reznick, Jeffrey S.
Roth, Ginny.
Greenberg, Stephen J.
Eilers, Sarah.
World War I Centenary Forum
National Library of Medicine (U.S.). History of Medicine Division,
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Abstract: (CIT): On April 2, 1917, US President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare was against Germany, stating that "The world must be made safe for democracy." Four days later, on April 6, Congress voted overwhelmingly in favor of a war declaration. The National Library of Medicine marks this important occasion with a forum that spotlights some its rich collections related to the war and the American experience of the period. Join us to hear a variety of stories drawn from these collections, as shared by our colleagues in the NLM's History of Medicine Division.
Subjects: Europe
Libraries, Medical
Military Personnel--history
United States Government Agencies
United States
World War I
Publication Types: Biography
Congresses
Webcasts
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NLM Classification: WZ 112.5.M4
NLM ID: 101705347
CIT Live ID: 22012
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