Is The Trials Of Nina McCall Story Based On A Real Life? Facts To Know About Scott W. Stern Book

Author Scott W. Stern wrote "The Trials of Nina McCall" in 2018 to positive reviews from the critics. ( Source : Post-Gazette )

Author Scott W. Stern brought back a missing piece of history in 2018 through his book "The Trials of Nina McCall."

The book's complete title is "The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison "Promiscuous" Women."

Through his critically acclaimed book, Stern made his readers aware of the disastrous "American Plan" during World War I.

The women-centric film producer and President of the Women In Film, Cathy Schulman is currently developing the book into a movie. If things go right, the cinema will witness another women-led historic movie in Hollywood.

Wikipedia: Is The Trials Of Nina McCall Story Based On Real Life?

Post Gazette indicates that "The Trials of Nina McCall" was indeed based on the real life of Nina, who severely fought back the oppressing "American Plan."

Stern came to know of Nina McCall, who was one of the few women lost in the records who had later sued the governemnt.

Ms. McCall was detained under the "American Plan" at 18, informing that she had gonorrhea despite her protests of being a virgin.

Her later days spent in a "detention hospital," that turned her life upside down when she got out. A well-living woman, she later struggled to find work and a husband in her lifetime due to the stigmatization of being a prostitue.

Author Scott W. Stern's Twitter cover page of the positive review from The New York Times on Nina McCall book.
Author Scott W. Stern's Twitter cover page of the positive review from The New York Times on Nina McCall book. ( Source : Mobile )

Though McCall sued the government she found limited success. Mr. Stern went through court transcripts to find on her hardships to present his book.

New Republic reports that Nina later married a man named Norman, settled in Saginaw, Michigan, and later moved to Bay City in 1949. 

The couple's three children died young while she fell ill with a brain tumor in the mid-1950s. Nina passed away at the 56 in a nursing home.

The late Nina McCall should not be forgotten instead should be celebrated for her fights at those male-dominated harsh times.

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Author Scott W. Stern Works Includes His Award Winning Thesis On American Plan

Stern's book in reference to the life of Nina McCall is a huge hit among its readers and the critics.

Meanwhile, his another notable work includes his thesis on "American Plan" that won the Norman Holmes Pearson Prize.

During the world war crisis, a heavy number of American soldiers got engaged in illicit relationships with local women and prostitutes. To control the spread of venereable diseases, the U.S. government had imposed "American Plan" to control the situation to fail.

To the irony, the soldiers and men were never charged, instead, women were detained, tested for STDs, and locked up in prison for the sake of treatment.

Scott W. Stern is a Justice Catalyst fellow with Greenpeace International’s Legal Unit, based in Amsterdam.
Scott W. Stern is a Justice Catalyst fellow with Greenpeace International’s Legal Unit, based in Amsterdam. ( Source : Justicecatalyst )

Moreover, any local woman tested positive to STD was branded a prostitute and thrown into "detention" for curing their illness.

However, instead of proper medical supply, those women were exposed to continuous doses of mercury and arsenic, toxic chemicals which poisoned their bodies but did not cure the diseases.

Stern's impressive work of bringing back the forgotten history is quite impressive and respected.

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The Trials Of Nina McCall Author Has An Amazing Net Worth In 2022

Mr. Scott W. Stern is in waiting for his book's adaptation to hit the global theatres very soon. 

Cathy Schulman’s Welle Entertainment had acquired the film rights to "The Trials of Nina McCall" in 2017, a year before the official release of the book, per The Hollywood Reporter.

Aside from researching and writing, Mr. Stern is also a lawyer, which indicates that he is a man of knowledge and wealth as well.

Meanwhile, the busy man has not sat down and talked about his personal life and his stacked up monetary values in public.

With the green go from the critics and a big hit from his readers, Stern earned well fame and revenue as well.

As of 2022, the Nina McCall story teller is busy in his own ventures, staying away from his Twitter handle. Stern's next work is titled "There Is A Deep Brooding in Arkansas" set for release in 2023.