Louisa May Alcott hobnobbed with Emerson and Thoreau, wrote pulp fiction, and persuaded Dorothea Dix to waive a ban on single women working as Civil War nurses before writing Little Women. Hear the story of the woman behind Little Women.
Program: Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
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