5 speakers 15 minutes each
Hallie Rubenhold is a critically acclaimed author, social historian, broadcaster and historical consultant for TV and film. Her bestselling book The Five is the first full length biography of the victims of Jack the Ripper. Although libraries have been filled with books about their killer, In 130 years, no one had thought to consider the lives of the five women who he had taken. Hallie Rubenhold has pieced together the details of their experiences and has overturned much of the mythology surrounding them, including the belief that they were all sex workers.