In this episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss the history of adoption in the United States.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- The phrase “domestic supply of infants” in a footnote to the leaked draft Supreme Court decision regarding abortion has horrified many Americans. Niki referred to this Atlantic article about the intense process of adopting a baby. Natalia referenced this New York Times essay about Gabrielle Glaser’s book adoption and historian Rickie Solinger’s essay on race and illegitimacy.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia recommended Jessica Bennett’s New York Times essay, “Pamela Anderson, Amber Heard, and the Limits of the Feminist Redemption Plot.”
- Neil discussed Milla Surjadi’s Duke Chronicle article, “Student Commencement Address Bears Striking Resemblance to 2014 Student Address.”
- Niki shared scholar Carla Cevasco’s Twitter thread regarding infant feeding.