Dr Jonas Salk (28 October 1914 – 23 June 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vaccine.

The American Academy of Achievement conducted this extensive interview (1 hour 27 mins) with Dr Salk in 1991 and has generously made the video and transcript freely available. (The transcript contains the complete interview and includes a number of photos.)