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Coney Island amusement park used to display premature babies to a paying public

Plus: Jane Goodall makes the ideal guest on Radio 3’s Private Passions with her undemanding music choices and chimp tales

28 May 2016

9:00 AM

28 May 2016

9:00 AM

I like Radio 4 — you can have it on in the background burbling away for hours and hours without taking in a word, and then there comes a moment when you’re making a cup of coffee and find yourself plunged into the story of how, during the first half of the 20th century, premature babies living in incubators were on display to the paying public at Coney Island amusement park.

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