Richard A. Lertzman's Dr. Feelgood: The Shocking Story of the Doctor Who May Have PDF

By Richard A. Lertzman

ISBN-10: 1620875896

ISBN-13: 9781620875896

Doctor Max Jacobson, whom the key carrier below President John F. Kennedy code-named “Dr. Feelgood,” built a different “energy formulation” that altered the trails of a few of the 20 th century’s so much iconic figures, together with President and Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, and Elvis. JFK got his first injection (a unique mixture of “vitamins and hormones,” in keeping with Jacobson) prior to his first debate with vp Richard Nixon. The shot into JFK’s throat not just cured his laryngitis, but in addition lowered the ache in his again, allowed him to face up straighter, and invigorated the drained candidate. Kennedy demolished Nixon in that first debate and became a tide of skepticism approximately Kennedy into an viewers that liked his power and crispness. What JFK didn’t understand then used to be that the injections have been truly strong doses of a mix of hugely addictive liquid methamphetamine and steroids.

Author and researcher Rick Lertzman and New York Times bestselling writer invoice Birnes exhibit heretofore unpublished fabric concerning the mysterious Dr. Feelgood. via well-researched prose and interviews with celebrities together with George Clooney, Jerry Lewis, Yogi Berra, and Sid Caesar, the authors exhibit Jacobson’s giant impression on occasions reminiscent of the assassination of JFK, the Cuban Missile drawback, the Kennedy-Khrushchev Vienna Summit, the homicide of Marilyn Monroe, the filming of the C. B. DeMille vintage The Ten Commandments, and the paintings of a few of the nice artists of that period. Jacobson destroyed the lives of numerous well-known sufferers within the leisure and by chance killed his personal spouse, Nina, with an overdose of his formula.

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Code-named “Dr. Feelgood” by the Secret Service detail guarding the president, Max Jacobson was an omnipresent figure among those surrounding President Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline during the two-and-a-half years they occupied the White House. Jacobson and his wife had accompanied the president to meet Charles de Gaulle in Paris and would also be present at the Vienna summit with Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev in June 1961. The Jacobsons attended the president’s birthday party at Madison Square Garden and were frequent visitors at the Kennedy compound at Hyannis Port, at the West Palm Beach winter White House, and at other celebrations.

On July 5, 1960, Kennedy physicians Dr. Janet Travell and Dr. Eugene J. Cohen sent a signed letter to JFK for public dissemination that was created specifically for those they called the “media vultures,”3 in which they flatly denied that the senator was in ill health. The letter stated, “As your physicians for over five years and [with] knowledge of your medical records for over 15 years, we wish to provide you with a straightforward brief medical statement concerning your health. . As stated to you in our recent letter of 6/11/60 we reiterate that you are in superb physical condition .

He was born in Fordon, a small village just inside the border of Poland on the banks of the Vistula River. Across the river was the warlike German state of Prussia. Fordon was almost like a shtetl, one of the tiny villages out of stofries of Sholem Aleicham in which the tiny Jewish community lived according to traditions and rules laid down 5,000 years earlier. In the town, young Max’s father, Louis Jacobson, was the butcher. He had wanted to be a teacher, but he became a butcher so that he could pay his sisters’ dowries; by the time he had raised the money to pay for them, he was forty years old—too old, he believed, to start an entirely new career.

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