Elizabeth Blackwell was admitted to medical school in the 1840s as a prank by her male classmates. But she was no joke. On the next Fresh Air, author Janice Nimura talks about her new book about Blackwell and how she ushered in an important chapter in women’s history. Listen and get inspired.
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(Photo: The Doctors Blackwell, by Elizabeth Blackwell – Book cover)