American Experience: Partners of the Heart ()

directed by Andrea Kalin, Bill Duke
featuring Beau James, Chris Haley, Jane Leuders, Morgan Freeman, Courtney B. Vance

Write The First Customer Review
Show Synopsis

This 60-minute entry in the PBS American Experience anthology chronicles the unorthodox medical partnership between Alfred Blalock, chief of surgery at Johns Hopkins, and Vivien Thomas, a black man with little more than a high school education. When Thomas applied for a janitorial post at Johns Hopkins in the early '40s, Blalock was impressed by the man's medical knowledge and took him on as a technician. Ultimately, it was Thomas who, in 1944, designed the surgical procedure to correct what was then known as "blue baby ...

Filter Results
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

Customer Reviews

Write a Review

The edition you're seeking is not available right now. The good news is that other editions of this title appear below.

This item doesn't have extra editions

This item doesn't have extra editions