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A look at seminal or groundbreaking works whose influence has endured beyond their own eras.

John Kelly, The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time

First Aired: October 9, 2005

John Kelly discusses his book “The Great Mortality,” about the 14th-century bubonic plague outbreak that killed some 2 billion people.

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  • Premiered: March 29, 2000
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  • Premise: A look at seminal or groundbreaking works whose influence has endured beyond their own eras. (more)

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