43 minutes | Oct 1st 2020

What can the 1918 pandemic teach us about our own health security? With John Barry

In this episode John Barry, author of the bestselling book The Great Influenza discusses the historical and policy lessons of the 1918 flu and what they mean for 2020. This episode references The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History https://www.amazon.com/Great-Influenza-Deadliest-Pandemic-History/dp/0143036491 The Espionage Act of 1917 https://iowaculture.gov/sites/default/files/history-education-pss-wwi-espionageact-transcription.pdf The Sedition Act of 1918 https://wwi.lib.byu.edu/index.php/The_U.S._Sedition_Act The Committee on Public Information https://www.mtsu.edu/first-amendment/article/1179/committee-on-public-information Operation Warp Speed https://www.defense.gov/Explore/Spotlight/Coronavirus/Operation-Warp-Speed/ National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza: Implementation Plan, May 2006 https://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/homeland/pandemic-influenza-implementation.html Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 https://www.amazon.com/Rising-Tide-Mississippi-Changed-America/dp/0684840022 John Barry is a prize-winning and bestselling author whose book on the 1918 pandemic influenza won the National Academies of Sciences award for the year's outstanding book on science or medicine. http://www.johnmbarry.com/events.htm