Madame Curie - Study Guide Part Three: XXIII America and XXIV Full Bloom Summary & Analysis

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Summary

In an interview with Mrs. Maloney, an American journalist and admirer of Marie Curie's, Marie reveals that her laboratory cannot afford the element she discovered. The journalist launches a campaign in America called the Marie Curie Radium Fund in hopes buying a gram for the renowned scientist. The fund is successful, and Marie takes her daughters on an extensive and exhausting tour of the United States.

This begins a period of international activism for Curie. She joins the International Committee on Intellectual Co-operation, the only organization to which she lent the support of her name. With the help of Polish-Americans, she establishes another Institute of Radium in Warsaw. Also, the Curie Foundation is created to support the Institute in Paris.

Analysis

At this point in Marie Curie's life, her daughters remain by her side as assistants through a long and grueling...

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