The Crescent Hotel and Norman Baker

Eureka Springs, Arkansas is home to a beautiful Victorian hotel with a long and winding history. A colorful part of that history involves a man who claimed that doctors couldn't be trusted, and that he had the cure for cancer.

Crescent Hotel circa 1890s. Public domain.

Topics in this Podcast: quackery, 20th century, medical history, U.S. history, Crime, cancer, 19th century, American history