“What it took” – Nine nurses reconvene fifty years later and discover the power of common denominators

Nine nurses gathered in Nashville in May 2019 to reminisce about their beginnings as nurses. Nursing practice underwent radical changes in those days. These nine nurses stood apart from their peers and in conflict with convention. Here, they discuss what it took to make that happen.

Reminisces by Diane Cushman, Linda Hart, Diane Lauver, Carolyn Burr, Becca Joffrion Ingle, Beth Chatham, Jean Massey, and Polly McClanahan McArthur. Recorded and edited by Margaret Ecker.