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Fireside Chat: The Making of Civil War Medicine (Carole Adrienne)

Carole Adrienne is the Writer/Producer of a four-part documentary series-in-production, “Civil War Medicine.” The series is drawn from primary source materials including letters, diaries, periodicals and memorabilia from more than 40 American libraries, archives, museums and private collections. Her fiscal sponsor is the Greater Philadelphia Film Office. Carole is the host of “Student Docs,” an interview program presenting social issue and social justice documentaries by students from schools including Villanova University and Rowan University. It airs on MLTV-Main Line Network, and will also be airing on PhillyCAM this fall. She is a frequent lecturer at libraries and museums, presenting a multi-media program called “Civil War Medicine: What Went Right.” Carole is also currently working on a book proposal about the topic with a literary agent in New York.

This chat originally aired at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 2020.

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