Book Discussion on Nightingales: Miss Florence Nightingale

Gillian Gill talked about her book, Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale, published by… read more

Gillian Gill talked about her book, Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale, published by Random House. In it, she examined the public and private life of Florence Nightingale including her childhood, her family, and her religious convictions. Ms. Gill also described how the woman she calls “Flo,” came to be a well known figure through her advocacy of health care reform and her role in the Crimean War. She also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Nightingales: Miss Florence Nightingale

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 11, 2005
Last Aired:
Sep 26, 2005

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  • Apr 11, 2005 | 5:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 26, 2005 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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