BackStory: Forgotten Flu—America and the 1918 Pandemic
This episode of BackStory entitled "Forgotten Flu: America and the 1918 Pandemic" takes listeners into the flu pandemic of 1918 that killed nearly 675,000 people in the United States. Consider the essential question: How do the measures taken by health officials in 1918 and 1919 compare to contemporary responses to pandemics? We provide the audio recording, a listening guide, and connections to resources for investigating pandemics in world history.
A full transcript of this episode can be found at the BackStory website.