In Search Of History
Frontier DoctorsStreaming Video - 2010
On the American frontier the threat of death was everywhere. Wounds from knives, guns, and scalpings were common place. New and fearful epidemics wiped out entire villages. To survive in the 18th and 19th centuries there were few medical choices: find a doctor, or someone who calls himself a doctor, or become one yourself. Travel back in search of history with the men and women who were the last defense against death in the wilderness.