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American Experience: A Midwife's Tale

1997 Rated NR 1hr 30m

While researching the scant record of American Revolution-era women, historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich came upon the overlooked diary of Martha Ballard, a midwife who never lost a mother's life in more than 1,000 deliveries. Using the dense diary as source material, Ulrich wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning portrait of Ballard. This documentary tells Ballad's story through reenacted scenes, readings from her diary and interviews with Ulrich.

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Movie Details

Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.