This Saturday marks twenty years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 that occurred in New York City, Arlington, VA, and Shanksville, PA. This
Dr. Fee served most recently as NLM Senior Historian and previously as Chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division for over two decades. On October 17 Ted Brown, Professor of History and Medical Humanities at the University of Rochester, will offer a special public lecture in honor and memory of Dr. Fee.
By Jeffrey Reznick The NLM’s History of Medicine Division mourns the passing of Melvin R. Laird, former Republican congressman from Wisconsin (1953–1969), Secretary of Defense
By Jill L. Newmark and Margaret A. Hutto In an operating room at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, February 1980, Dr. Levi Watkins Jr.,
By Erika Mills and Elizabeth A. Mullen Poring over bones left in mass graves and clandestine burial sites, seeking answers that might shed light on