Charlatan: America’s Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam by Pope Brock


Monday, August 25 through Friday, September 12, 2008. Read by Norman Gilliland.

Dr. John R. Brinkley had his own way with the truth, including a medical degree of questionable value and clinics in Kansas, Texas, and Arkansas. He parlayed it all into an amazing ride through the worlds of politics, radio broadcasting, country music, and the rich and powerful.

(Crown; ISBN-10: 0307339882 / ISBN-13: 9780307339881)

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Theme: Virgil Thomson: excerpt from “The Plow that Broke the Plains” New London Orch – Ronald Corp, cond (Hyperion CDA 66576)