Judyth Baker arrived in New Orleans in April 1963 and soon found that she was involved in a clandestine military project to weaponize cancer from a polio vaccine contaminated with SV-40 (Simian vacuolating virus 40). During this time she met Lee Harvey Oswald, who was also involved in the project, and they became friends and eventually lovers.
Archive for November 2012
My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal—
and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life
We'll dissect the superhero phenomenon in American culture.
backstory: In September of 1997, actor Kevin Sorbo was on top of the world. Playing the title role in the popular television show Hercules, his career was at an all-time high—and at age thirty-eight he had just become engaged to the woman of his dreams, the actress Sam Jenkins. But one morning, as he was doing bicep curls, a hot, searing pain shot down his left arm. Sorbo, a man known for his intense workouts was about to suffer three consecutive strokes AND an aneurism....