The Trials of Nina McCall
Scott Stern recounted a U.S. government program that was devised to quarantine women suspected of having venereal diseases or deemed “promiscuous”… read more
Scott Stern recounted a U.S. government program that was devised to quarantine women suspected of having venereal diseases or deemed “promiscuous” during the first half of the 20th century. The author reported that the program, commonly known as the “American Plan,” was responsible for the imprisonment of thousands of women, against their will and many without due process. close
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Stephanie Flom Executive Director Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures
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