A composited image of a nurse holding a child against a background of newspaper headlines regarding polio. | From "Polio Crusade: American Experience"

Based in part on David Oshinsky's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Polio: An American Story," this film chronicles a decades-long crusade, fueled by the bold leadership of a single philanthropy and its innovative public relations campaign, and features a bitter battle between two scientists and the breakthrough of a now-forgotten woman researcher.

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