Dr. Sam Forman — Dr. Joseph Warren and the 1764 Boston Smallpox Epidemic
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 28 May 2020.]
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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