Episode 152: When Days Are Long


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In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with Amy Wilson’s niece Laurel Deedrick-Mayne, who wrote the foreword to the new edition of her aunt Amy Wilson’s 1965 memoir When Days Are Long: Nurse in the North. They talk about the family’s memory of Amy, her motivation for going north, and the desire to re-issue the book. They also talk about the challenges of nursing, Amy’s relationships with northern communities, and her legacy.


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