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.
Arousing America's curiosity (Season 1)
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They debunked Sigmund Freud's assertions about the difference between "vaginal orgasm" and "clitoral orgasm" (which he deemed "immature", proper only for pubescent girls). In their findings, the physiological response was identical. See more
In the 1950s, the average price of a cup of coffee was ten cents, and full meals could be purchased for around fifty cents. However, at the hospital cafeteria, actors give the cashier several dollar bills when they buy a small snack or cup of coffee and receive no change back. See more