Today we revisit an episode from prior hosts Sarah and Deblina. Between in 1917, hundreds of women got jobs applying radium-treated paint to various products. Many experienced severe health problems. Five former workers decided to sue the U.S. Radium corporation, and faced a campaign of misinformation.
You can find the original podcast here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-radium-girls.htm
Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics