The Black American Experience

The Black American Experience

Dr. Daniel Hale Williams

DVD - 2009
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Biography of the African American surgeon, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, who was the first person to successfully perform an operation on the human heart. Covers his life and career and his heart operation that gave him critical acclaim in 1893. He also founded the nation's first interracial hospital, Provident Hospital in Chicago.
Publisher: Venice, CA : TMW Media Group, c2009.
Call Number: 921 WILLIAMS
Characteristics: 1 DVD (44 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Williams, Daniel Hale, 1856-1931.
Nonfiction films.
Short films.
Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Digital video disc.
African Americans -- History.
African Americans -- Biography.
Heart -- Surgery -- History -- Biography.
African American surgeons -- Biography.


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