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The Great Bluff That Led To A 'Magical' Pill And A Sexual Revolution

October 2nd, 2015

Episode 289 of 550 episodes

In the '50s, four people collaborated to create a pill that would allow women to enjoy sex. Jonathan Eig details the history in The Birth of the Pill. Originally broadcast Oct. 7, 2014.

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