In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the history of nursing homes in the moment of coronavirus.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Nursing home residents are especially afflicted by the coronavirus. Natalia recommended this article in Washington Monthly about the politics of elder care. Niki referred to this history of the nursing home industry.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia discussed Jeremy W. Peters’s New York Times article, “They Predicted ‘The Crisis of 2020’… in 1991. So How Does This End?”
- Neil reflected on Jonathon Van Maren’s Christianity Today article, “Deathbed Apology: Norma McCorvey’s Pro-Life Friends Tell Another Story.”
- Niki shared the real history behind Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech which she discussed on the podcast, “This Day in Esoteric History.”