Operation Operation (originally aired on April 28, 2020)
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 805
- Dec 30, 2020 8:00 pm
- 52:51 mins
Tim Walsh, a toy historian and game inventor, tells the story of people banding together to help the inventor of the game "Operation" pay for an operation he couldn't afford due to bankruptcy. Thomas Morris shares medical curiosities from history, such as how one doctor conducted an appendectomy on himself. Mary Pilon recounts the surprisingly scandalous history of the board game "Monopoly."