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The Making of "Seaworthy"

Special | 1h 6m 24s

Micaela Sullivan-Fowler, the coordinator of historical services at UW-Madison Libraries, shares stories of the sea: the eradication of scurvy, the interplay between whaling and women's health, the toll on the lives of slaves on the Middle Passage, the development of SCUBA, the impacts of chronic sea sickness on young Charles Darwin, and the mental health of seafarers.

Aired: 01/11/12

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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