Steven Johnson & Ralph Frerichs on the 1854 London cholera outbreak

Oct 24, 2006

Author Steven Johnson (Everything Bad is Good For You and Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software) speaks with infectious disease expert Dr. Ralph Frerichs, founder of UCLA's Epidemiology Department, about the London Cholera outbreak of 1854. This devastating event, which claimed the lives of hundreds of Londoners, set the course for disaster response in modern cities.

In conjunction with the exhibition Aernout Mik: Refraction (2006)