Here is a story of a corporation that was poisoning their young employees with radioactivity and lied about it. Their employees, mostly young ladies, were told it was safe to put radioactive paint into their mouths. This is the sad tale of the Radium Girls!
Show notes and links:
- Undark and the Radium Girls • Damn Interesting (damninteresting.com).
- The Radium Girls | WIRED (wired.com).
- Seriously Scary Radioactive Products From The 20th Century (io9.com).
- Mae Keane, One Of The Last ‘Radium Girls,’ Dies At 107 : NPR (npr.org).
- Radium. (books.google.com).