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History Detectives | Diana | PBS

Duration: 17:53
Program: History Detectives #806
Broadcast Date: Jul. 26, 2010

Our contributor has a book published in 1939 titled Diana: A Strange Autobiography, which tells a sympathetic story of how one woman discovers that she is a lesbian. Experts call this book groundbreaking as one of the first works of gay literature with a happy ending. History Detectives sets out to find the author. Who is Diana Fredericks? And is this story true?



Post Date: May 16, 2011