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March 30, 2022

New Podcast Available Now in Celebration of Women's History Month: Margaret Hastings, the "Shangri-La WAC"

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A New York Minute in History

This article orginally appeared on the WAMC Podcast website.

In honor of Women’s History Month, Devin and Lauren highlight a Pomeroy marker in Tioga County and tell the story of Corporal Margaret Hastings, a member of the Women’s Army Corps who survived 47 days in a New Guinea jungle during World War II.

Guests: Mitchell Zuckoff, author of Lost in Shangri-La; Emma Sedore, Tioga County historian

A New York Minute In History is a production of the New York State Museum, WAMC, and Archivist Media, with support from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation. This episode was produced by Jesse King. Read more...