Ytuarte and Adrienne Lauby interview East Bay writer, Anne Finger about her
newly released book titled Elegy for a Disease, a Personal and Cultural
History of Polio published by St. Martin Press, Oct. 31, 2006. Finger
shares her memories of growing up as a polio survivor in the 1980’s. Mixed
with these memories is a cultural history of how polio affected the
consciousness of the American public until it was largely defeated in the
U.S. by immunization.