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The Horrid History of the United States' Hospitals.

Charles Rosenberg. He's written a book on the history of American hospitals titled The Care of Strangers: The Rise of America's Hospital System. Rosenberg is a professor in the History and Sociology of Science department at the University of Pennsylvania.


Other segments from the episode on November 24, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 24, 1987: Interview with Charles Rosenberg; Commentary on Bobby Fuller; Interview with Nanao Sakaki; Review of Noel Virtue's novel "The Redemption of Elsdon Bird."


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