Old Timey Crimey #54: Radium Girls Part 2 - "Fisticuff Encounter"

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This week, we conclude our trip through the horrors of industrial poisoning. It's either haunted or it's radium, folks.

Plus, Scott's new mascot and horrible radium puns galore. Horrible, horrible, horrible.

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"Radium Girls." Stuff You Missed in History Class. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/stuff-you-missed-in-history-cl-21124503/episode/the-radium-girls-30207948/

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