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Unsuspected Killers, The
Program 904
Original Airdate: 11/10/1978

Subject Keywords
Sickle cell anemia

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Aladjem, Henrietta
Desforges, Dr. Jane
Eubanks, Ann
Frazier, Dr. Patricia
Gibson, Beverly
Schur, Dr. Peter

Corporate Names
Sun Is My Enemy, The (book)

Program Description
Program focuses on diseases that predominantly affect Third World populations: lupus, hypertension, and sickle cell anemia. Host Barbara Barrow-Murray speaks with Beverly Gibson (a sickle cell educator at Children's Hospital, Boston) and Dr. Patricia Frazier (a rheumatologist at Robert B. Brigham Hospital) in the first half of the program and Dr. Peter Schur (a rheumatologist), Dr. Jane Desforges (a hematologist), Ann Eubanks (a Boston schoolteacher with lupus), and Henrietta Aladjem (author of The Sun Is My Enemy and lupus patient in remission) in the second. Topics include symptoms of the diseases, diagnosis and treatment, available medications, and why more African Americans get these diseases than white Americans. Program features calls from the viewing audience to doctors Shur and Defarges.

Barbara Barrow-Murray

Associate Producer
Melvin Moore

Eric Himes

Barbara Barrow-Murray

Henrietta Aladjem
Dr. Jane Desforges
Ann Eubanks
Dr. Patricia Fraser
Beverly Gibson
Dr. Peter Schur

Nancy Carey (intern)
Basil Chigas (assistant cameraman)
Brian Clarke (assistant director)
Vern Coleman (audio)
Dennis Correia (videotape recordist)
Randy Gray (assistant cameraman)
Marilyn Greenstein (production assistant)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Dick Holden (camera)
Pat Kane (videotape recordist)
Tiit Koppel (lighting assistant)
Webster Lewis (theme music)
Greg MacDonald (camera)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Wil Morton (audio)
George Rivera (production assistant)
Iris Rosenthal (camera)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Lee Smith (camera)
Aubrey Stewart (video)
John L. Sullivan (lighting director)
Conrad White (stage manager)
Eileen Yang (researcher)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-06086
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01652
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01652A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 2330-60
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)

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