Flyover Folk Podcast

Flyover Folk Episode 6: Inside America's Opioid Epidemic

February 21, 2017 RuralOrganizing.org
Flyover Folk Podcast
Flyover Folk Episode 6: Inside America's Opioid Epidemic
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Flyover Folk Podcast
Flyover Folk Episode 6: Inside America's Opioid Epidemic
Feb 21, 2017
RuralOrganizing.org
Americans are living through the worst addiction epidemic in our nation’s history. Today, more Americans die each year from overdose than from car accidents and firearms with many of the worst casualties happening far from the media spotlight in rural communities and small towns in the Flyover States. Today’s guest is Dr. Kathleen Frydl. Dr. Frydl is a political historian and author of Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973, and The GI Bill. She is currently working on the history of Catholic hospitals in modern America.
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Americans are living through the worst addiction epidemic in our nation’s history. Today, more Americans die each year from overdose than from car accidents and firearms with many of the worst casualties happening far from the media spotlight in rural communities and small towns in the Flyover States. Today’s guest is Dr. Kathleen Frydl. Dr. Frydl is a political historian and author of Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973, and The GI Bill. She is currently working on the history of Catholic hospitals in modern America.