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Fighting Her Way Out

Constant Wonder
  • Aug 24, 2021 6:00 pm
  • 21:06

It's the year 1860 and Elizabeth Packard is arrested and thrown into an insane asylum, without a trial and against her will, at the behest of her angry husband. After winning her freedom, 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"