Like millions of other viewers, English professor Jane Schultz couldn’t wait to watch the second season of “Mercy Street,” the PBS Civil War-era hospital drama, beginning Jan. 22. Inspired by real events in Alexandria, Virginia, and based on diaries and letters of hospital staff, the series has the ring of authority. As one of four […]
Next month, the baseball world will pay tribute to Robinson, observing April 15 as the annual Jackie Robinson Day. It was April 15, 1947, when Robinson made his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, now the Los Angeles Dodgers.
By Rich Schneider, IU Comunications Specialist When Jane Schultz, professor of English and medical humanities and director of literature in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, was asked to be a historical consultant for “Mercy Street,” a PBS Civil War medical drama series, she said she would think about it. “I did so, for […]