The Notorious Dr. Flippin: Abortion and Consequence in the Early Twentieth Century
In 1910 a central Nebraska newspaper, the Aurora Sun, printed an editorial condemning a physician it dubbed “the notorious Dr. Flippin.” Dr. Charles Flippin’s reputation came under siege throughout the state as another newspaper editor alleged that the African American physician had committed “that most despicable of all crimes”—illegal abortion.For thirty years rural Kans...more
Hardcover, 228 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Texas Tech University Press
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