Review: 'The Poisoner's Handbook' on PBS: forensic medicine's birth

It's the Jazz Age in New York, and people are dying. PBS' 'American Experience' looks at the birth of forensic medicine in a film based on Deborah Blum's book 'The Poisoner's Handbook.'

Debuting Tuesday as part of the PBS series "American Experience," "The Poisoner's Handbook" offers a fascinating look back at how the chemical age changed police work.  Read More...


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