Triumph at Carville: A Tale of Leprosy in the U.S.

United States


A little-known facet of American history comes to life in this fascinating account of Carville, La., a former plantation made over into a community established for victims of leprosy from around the world. Featuring rare photographs as well as recent interviews, the program takes you inside the daily workings of one of the most intriguing medical establishments this nation has ever seen.