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Elizabeth Packard’s Fight out of the Asylums

Constant Wonder
  • Aug 2, 2021
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It's the year 1860 and Elizabeth Packard is dragged out of her house and thrown into an insane asylum, without a trial and against her will, by an angry husband. As she spoke up about her harrowing experiences, she launched a campaign to fight for patients' and women’s rights across the country. Guest: Kate Moore, author of "The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear" Show More...