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Masters of Sex’s writer, creator talk Wash. U.’s legacy of research

A lecture Thursday shed light on the Washington University’s attitude towards research conducted at the University decades ago concerning the human body’s experience during sex. The story is captured in the Showtime television series “Masters of Sex.”

Michael Iannaconi | Contributing Reporter

‘Masters of Sex': Not your typical nudity-laden fare

By now, every student on Washington University’s campus should have heard of the Showtime series “Masters of Sex,” chronicling the lives and work of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, two revolutionary sex researchers (and lovers) working out of Wash. U.’s very own medical school. The show sounds like a Wash. U.

| Staff Reporter

Mastering sex at Wash. U.: How Masters and Johnson forever altered the sexual landscape

She was the twice-divorced single mother of two turned lounge singer turned insurance adjuster. He was the leading OB-GYN at the Washington University School of Medicine who hoped to win a Nobel Prize. Together, they would change the way people talked about sex. Inspired by real events of the 1950s and ’60s, Showtime’s “Masters of Sex” premiered on Sept. 29, 2013.

| Managing Editor

‘Masters of Sex’ spotlights Wash. U. researchers who made science sexy

Washington University often garners media attention for its cutting-edge scientific research. I guess you could say that Showtime’s newest drama series, “Masters of Sex,” is part of that trend.

| TV Editor