The Surprising History Of The Boy Scouts And Girl Scouts

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Girl Scouts at Todd Lake, Deschutes NF, OR 1960 Forest Service/Flickr
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Girl Scouts at Todd Lake, Deschutes NF, OR 1960 Forest Service/Flickr

The Surprising History Of The Boy Scouts And Girl Scouts

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We listen back to a Worldview special about the beginnings of the international scouting movement.

In part one: the origins of the Boy Scouts and the split over whether the movement should be pacifist or militaristic.

In part two: the subversive start to the Girl Scouts in the 1950s.