"Did You Hear What Happened to Charlotte King?" is the seventh episode
of the fourth season of the American television medical drama Private
Practice, which aired on ABC from September 26, 2007, to January 22,
2013. Written by Shonda Rhimes and directed by Allison Liddi-Brown, the
episode deals with the immediate aftermath of the rape of Dr. Charlotte
King, portrayed by KaDee Strickland. Developed in collaboration with the
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, the episode focused on
Strickland's character and a realistic portrayal of her reactions and
recovery. It was cited at the 2011 Television Academy Honors for
exemplifying "Television with a Conscience", and earned Rhimes the 2011
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series. It was
well received by critics, who praised Strickland's character and
performance. The initial broadcast in November 2010 was viewed by
10.18 million people, and received a 3.9/11 Nielsen rating/share in
the 18–49 demographic.
Today's selected anniversaries:
Pope Alexander VI issued the papal bull Dudum siquidem, the
last of the Bulls of Donation, marking the beginning of the Spanish
colonization of the Americas.
The Golden Hind sailed into Plymouth, England, as explorer
Francis Drake completed his circumnavigation of the globe.
The Holocaust: Nazi official August Frank issued a memorandum
containing a great deal of operational detail on how Jews should be
Japan was struck by Typhoon Vera, the strongest and deadliest
typhoon on record to make landfall on the country with US$600 million in
damages and over 4,000 deaths.
MV Le Joola, a Senegalese government-owned ferry, capsized off
the coast of The Gambia, resulting in the deaths of at least 1,863
Wiktionary's word of the day:
Disagreement, especially when widespread.
Wikiquote quote of the day:
In all Debates, let Truth be thy Aim, not Victory, or an unjust
Interest: And endeavor to gain, rather than to expose thy Antagonist.
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