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Transfusion

Transfusion

Broadcast: March 27, 1949
Added: Aug 20 2018

During the prophetic years before the outbreak of World War II, an unknown negro scientist had quietly begun work on what was to become one of the medical achievements of the decade - the development of a practical blood substitute; plasma. Today we tell the story of that scientist, Dr Charles R Drew, of the Howard University whose work saved thousands of lives on battlefields, from Berlin to Bougainville.