Mar 22, 2018

Katherine McCormick

Katherine McCormick
Katherine Dexter McCormick was a suffragist and an advocate for access to birth control in the early 1900's.  She helps smuggle diaphragms into America from Europe.  After the death of her husband, she funded the research and development of the birth control pill.


Stuff You Missed in History Class:
https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/katharine-dexter-mccormick-the-money-behind-the-pill.htm

PBS Program on the Pill:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQCTUZP-jQI

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