A Blind Eye - UI Podcast #151

Useless Information Podcast

29-06-2021 • 33 mins

In 1933, Helen Vasko was diagnosed with a malignant eye tumor that threatened her life. Her parents would not consent to surgery and the case ended up in court. It was a battle between parental vs. state rights and which side should have the ultimate deciding power. This fascinating story examines both sides of the case and the landmark ruling that was ultimately made. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices