Dr. Sam Forman

Dr. Joseph Warren and the 1764 Boston Smallpox Epidemic

Sam Forman discusses the smallpox epidemic in Boston in 1764 and epidemics during the Revolutionary era. Also, a sneak peek into Dr. Forman’s upcoming book, Ill-Fated Frontier.

[Recorded May 28, 2020.]

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      Dr. Samuel A. Forman, MD, MBA, MPH, (illfatedfrontier.com, DrJosephWarren.com, @DrSamForman) is Harvard University faculty member and an independent historian of non-fiction, writing compelling stories of national import on a base of authoritative and new scholarship. In 2012, Dr. Forman published the award-winning biography Dr. Joseph Warren: The Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill, and the Birth of American Liberty (Pelican) and Twenty One Heroes (Pelican). His most recent book is Ill-Fated Frontier: Peril and Possibilities in the Early American West.

      Dr. Forman is a Founding Board Member of The Pursuit of History and is a regular presenter at History Camp Boston.

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