Jake Smith

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Caption: Fred L. Soper crossing a bridge to investigate an area where yellow fever occurred, Credit: Photo by Wilbur A. Sawyer courtesy National Library of Medicine

The Mosquito Crusader (12:08)
From: Jake Smith

Eighty years ago, one man set out to eradicate the mosquito that now causes Zika virus—and it sullied his reputation forever.
Caption: The street where the two neighbors live., Credit: Jake J. Smith

Part of the Problem (04:12)
From: Jake Smith

Neighborhood present sits down with neighborhood past.
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The Theatre of the Everyday (17:32)
From: Jake Smith

An arts student wanted to capture an honest picture of his grandparents. So he chose to betray their trust.