Hemlock - The Poisoncast #03

On this episode of The Poisoncast learn how the Hemlock can kill you.  While Socrates made Hemlock famous, this old-timey poison is fascinating, and it may just be one of the nastier and insidious poisons we've discussed to date. Below you can see a photo I took at the Met in NYC of The Death of Socrates (French: La Mort de Socrate), an oil on canvas painted by French painter Jacques-Louis David in 1787.