A Midwife’s Tale
Laurie Kahn, Producer and writer. Richard Rogers, director. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Narrator
and writer. First aired in 1998 in the PBS series “American Experience,” this film is still readily
available through PBS, Amazon, and other outlets. An innovative website, dohistory.org,
created by the same team contains both visual images and a transcription of the original diary.
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