SEASON 01 // EPISODE 06
THE CONTRACEPTIVE

The Destructive Dalkon Shield

A pharmaceutical company looks the other way as its promising new birth control product, the Dalkon Shield intrauterine device (IUD), endangers the lives of more than 2 million women around the world.

Prelude: A pill scare sweeps the nation as a result of the Nelson Pill Hearings.


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White-collar crime is a worldwide epidemic.

 

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