25 Jun 2014

Nurse Isobel Thompson - the passing of a quiet NZ legend

From New Zealand Society, 2:20 pm on 25 June 2014

Nurse Isobel Thompson worked for CORSO from 1947-50 during China's brutal civil war, helping orphaned children. She was there because of an appeal to NZ from Madame Sun Yat-sen for qualified staff to work in the Peace Hospitals. Lynda hears from the Consul General of China and broadcaster George Andrews about why Nurse Isobel Thompson is considered a household name in China.

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