The United States was largely spared Thalidomide's disastrous effects thanks to a young FDA reviewer named Dr. Francis Kelsey. Courtesy of The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Series: Retro Report On PBS
Uncover crime evidence pulled from DNA websites. See how drug rules stem from a pill's side effects. Learn how a screen addiction cure is rooted in the past and why Americans are ambivalent about robots. Andy Borowitz objects to "no news."