DiscoverOur American StoriesEP322: Trapped Inside a Tube: The Iron Lung Story, Midnight Tragedy at the Live Fire Exercise and 100 Women Creating Transformation In Their Own Backyard
EP322: Trapped Inside a Tube: The Iron Lung Story, Midnight Tragedy at the Live Fire Exercise and 100 Women Creating Transformation In Their Own Backyard

EP322: Trapped Inside a Tube: The Iron Lung Story, Midnight Tragedy at the Live Fire Exercise and 100 Women Creating Transformation In Their Own Backyard

Update: 2022-05-25
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On this episode of Our American Stories, Daryn Glassbrook of the Mobile Medical Museum tells the story of the iron lung, a device used to keep people with advanced polio alive in the first half of the 20th century. Our regular contributor Richard Muniz tells the story of an unforgettable accident at Ft. Irwin, California. Wendy Steele tells us how she could have never imagined that an idea for her community of Cincinnati... would have snowballed into 65 chapters across the world and over $80 million donated.


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00:00 - Trapped Inside a Tube: The Iron Lung Story


12:30 - Midnight Tragedy at the Live Fire Exercise


25:00 - 100 Women Creating Transformation In Their Own Backyard

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EP322: Trapped Inside a Tube: The Iron Lung Story, Midnight Tragedy at the Live Fire Exercise and 100 Women Creating Transformation In Their Own Backyard

EP322: Trapped Inside a Tube: The Iron Lung Story, Midnight Tragedy at the Live Fire Exercise and 100 Women Creating Transformation In Their Own Backyard

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