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Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World

Presented by Utah Humanities and Brigham City Library at Brigham City Library, Brigham City UT

Jun 01 2017
Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World

Join WSU scholar Susan Matt in a discussion of “Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World” by Mathew Goodman.

Join WSU scholar Susan Matt in a discussion of “Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World” by Mathew Goodman.

On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day and heading in the opposite direction by train was a young journalist from Cosmopolitan magazine, Elizabeth Bisland. Each woman was

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