A Midwife's Tale (1997)

  
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Life in the era of the American Revolution could be rough going--just consult the journal of Martha Ballard, a Massachusetts midwife who deftly related her travails in writing during the founding years of the republic. This "American Experience" documentary chronicles Ballard's story and offers a vivid portrait of the turbulent time. 90 min. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
 
SKU: D44251
$24.99
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