With an enduring fascination with all things weird, long time friends Jen and Robin delve into history's most peculiar people and extraordinary events.
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A Light That Never Stops Shining - The Dark Story of The Radium Girls
"My beautiful Radium", Marie Curie called the element that glowed softly and emitted warmth. During WWI, many young women took jobs in factories. One such job, that was considered quite glamorous was a dial painter. They used radium laced paint to color the numbers and hands of dials for military equipment. In this episode, Jen introduces you to the women who bravely fought for all of us and today, OSHA exists because of their selfless efforts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23 Jul 2019