The Blackwell Story

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Notes (1)

  • Based on the story THE FIRST WOMAN DOCTOR by Lloyd C. Douglas.

Trivia (1)

  • Turned down by every university, Elizabeth gets accepted by New York State's Geneva College of Medicine, but only because the admissions people mistook "E. Blackwell" for a man. When the mistake was revealed, Elizabeth was very nearly sent packing until one member of the board of directors intervened on her behalf.