1956: Dr. Charles Alfred Kinsey, Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, dies. Fertility surgeon and specialist, Dr. William Howell Masters, also fascinated with the science surrounding human sexuality, meets future research partner, Virginia Ellis Johnson, at Washington University in Missouri. Written by
Their work is their passion (Season 2)
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In the series, Virginia has been married and divorced twice before meeting Dr. Masters. In reality, she may have been married three times, although there is conflicting information on whether one of the marriages was legal. See more
The art seen in Virginia's child's comic book is of a modern style. Additionally, the printing of the comic book is modern and not the four-color printing that was in use at the time. See more