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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Johnson, who died in 2013 at 88, is sometimes described as a sexologist or psychologist. In reality, she had been studying for a sociology degree when Masters took her on, but the demands of their work prevented her from completing her degree. 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