The Beachcomber

In the 1880s, Nellie Bly pretended to be mentally ill in order to report undercover on the appalling conditions in the insane asylum on Blackwell's Island.  The New York World published her six-part series, a pioneering work of investigative journalism.

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Hiba Ali, Features Editor March 17, 2021

Sybil Ludington (1761-1839) Sybil Ludington’s father was a Colonel in the American army during the American Revolution, and when a messenger stopped by their house to warn them of an attack on Connecticut,...

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