Retro Report (2013– )

The Shadow of Thalidomide 

Retro Report looks at the 1950 medical crisis caused by the drug thalidomide which left behind thousands of deformed infants. The drug was eventually banned around the world. The ban, ... See full summary »

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Christopher Buck (creator)

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Zachary Green Zachary Green ... Self - Narrator (voice)
Rock Brynner Rock Brynner ... Self - Author, Dark Remedy
Claude Murphy Claude Murphy ... Self - Canadian Obstetrician (archive footage) (as Dr. Claude Murphy)
Frances Oldham Kelsey Frances Oldham Kelsey ... Self - FDA Reviewer (archive footage) (as Dr. Frances Kelsey)
Giselle Cole Giselle Cole ... Self - Advocate for Thalidomide Victims' Rights
Robert D'Amato Robert D'Amato ... Self - Boston Children's Hospital (as Dr. Robert D'Amato)
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Retro Report looks at the 1950 medical crisis caused by the drug thalidomide which left behind thousands of deformed infants. The drug was eventually banned around the world. The ban, however, was lifted after the drug was discovered to useful in the treatment of cancer. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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23 September 2013 (USA) See more »

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