Following Nellie Bly
  • Aug 24, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 18:49 mins

When journalist Nellie Bly told her publisher that she thought she could beat Phileas Fogg’s fictional record from "Around the World in Eighty Days," he said he'd never let a woman try. When she threatened to go to the competition, he relented and she became a viral sensation around the country. Guest: Rosemary J. Brown, author of "Following Nellie Bly: Her Record-Breaking Race Around the World"