February 1940 aboard the USS TusaloosaYou'll probably see that a review of our book is on the front page of today's New York Times!
It's a free country and Mr. Altman surely has a right to his opinion. He is, without a doubt, one of America's leading medical journalists. I am, though taken back by his remark about fact-checking. This blog is ample testimony to my compulsive pursuit of accuracy and completeness and I've never work harder on something nor have I been more convinced of its merits.
The fact of the matter is that the most probable medical cause of Franklin Roosevelt's death was melanoma and the cover-up of his severe disability that we have exposed and carefully documented had a profound effect upon history.