We're revising a 2014 episode today. In the late 1700s, medical colleges needed cadavers for educational dissection, but there were no legal means for obtaining them. This led to some unorthodox dealings in the acquiring of bodies, and brought New York to a fever pitch in 1788.
The original episode is here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-doctors-riot-of-1788.htm
And the show notes from 2014 are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-the-doctors-riot-of-1788.htm
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