194 - Race Around The World with Nellie Bly (and other adventures)


Nellie Bly was an all round bad ass! Investigative journalist who went under cover, then travelled around the world in 72 days to prove it could be done. All by the time she was 26.


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References and further reading:

https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/nellie-bly

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nellie_Bly

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_Days_in_a_Mad-House

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/how-nellie-bly-went-undercover-to-expose-abuse-of-the-mentally-ill

https://www.biography.com/news/inside-nelly-bly-10-days-madhouse

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/nellie-blys-record-breaking-trip-around-world-was-to-her-surprise-race-180957910/


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