Footnoting History

From Neanderthals to Napoleon's sister, each week Footnoting History's team of young academics share their favorite stories from across history. New episodes every other Saturday.

All Episodes

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 28 Jan 2017

(Lesley) In the age before anesthesia, what would you do with a pregnancy that would not end? Would you accept a doctor's diagnosis of death or would you press to find any possible treatment? This episode follows the story of Jane Todd Crawford, who traveled 60 miles by horseback to end a two-year "pregnancy"... and rode herself into the history books.. . .