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To Gain These Fruits (1985)

North Star



Genre: History, Educational

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985

Duration: 00:14:34

Subjects: BLACK HISTORY | Medicine | Medical colleges | African American nurses | African American physicians | Hospitals | Teaching hospitals | Flint-Goodridge Hospital (New Orleans, La.) | Flint Medical College


  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Hinton, Rob Reporter
  • Stewart, Genevieve Reporter
  • Adams, William Interviewee
  • Labat, Joseph Interviewee


This episode of the series "North Star" from 1985 focuses on the history of black medical schools and black doctors. It features a story on the history of Flint Medical College and the Flint-Goodridge Hospital in New Orleans, the only training hospital available to black doctors and nurses during segregation in Louisiana, and highlights the accomplishments of black doctors, who were pioneers in medicine. Host: Genevieve Stewart