Laura Bridgman's Education

Laura Bridgman was the first deafblind person to be educated -- a feat accomplished by Samuel Gridley Howe in the 1830s. People from around the world came to see her, including Charles Dickens, who wrote about her in his "American Travels."

Topics in this Podcast: 19th century, disability, Deaf history, biographies, U.S. history, American history