The National Institute of Health. National Cancer Institute. These are just some of the research foundations that are thriving today thanks to the work of health activist Mary Lasker. We speak with biographer Judith L. Pearson about the many big contributions Lasker made to cancer & heart disease research throughout the twentieth century.
- Judith L. Pearson, biographer, author, Crusade to Heal America: The Remarkable Life of Mary Lasker.