Drawing on new research, Peter White presents a history of disability in the 18th and 19th centuries
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Peter looks at evangelical Christian propaganda instructing the infirm to suffer silently.
Peter White has a close encounter with a special wooden leg.
Peter investigates the documented, 18th century medical theory of ‘maternal impression’.
"Caravan" performed by Michel Petrucciani c20th jazz musician with osteogenesis imperfecta