The Mountain Life - Dawn Raffel - The Strange Case of Dr. Couney

Aug 1, 2018

Journalist Dawn Raffel joins the show. She writes a true story about the humanity of putting babies in a sideshow -- from Atlantic City to Coney Island to the World Fairs; and in doing so, saves the lives of thousands of premie babies around the turn of the 20th century. Her new book: The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of Babies.