Pushing Limits, for January 5, 2007 - 2:30pm
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Eddie Ytuarte and Adrienne Lauby interview East Bay writer, Anne Finger about her newly released book titled Elegy for a Disease, a Personal and Cultural History of Polio published by St. Martin Press, Oct. 31, 2006. Finger shares her memories of growing up as a polio survivor in the 1980's. Mixed with these memories is a cultural history of how polio affected the consciousness of the American public until it was largely defeated in the U.S. by immunization.