TITLE

Jack Kennedy and Dr. Feelgood

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Peter
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
American History;Jun2011, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a profile of the relationship between U.S. President John F. Kennedy and doctor Max Jacobson, also known as Dr. Feelgood. It focuses on an instance where Jacobson gave Kennedy amphetamine injections prior to the President's meeting with Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev in May 1961. It chronicles the topics of the White House meeting, explores the health risks of amphetamine use, and presents comments from former Jacobson patient Chuck Spalding.
ACCESSION #
59898102

 

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