Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Churchill's Prescription For 8 Doubles A Day For Medicinal Purposes

On December 13, 1931Winston Churchill looked the wrong way when stepping out of a cab in Manhattan and was hit by an oncoming car. Churchill turned the episode to his advantage, writing his tale of the near-miss for newspapers, and securing from Dr. Otto Pickhardt this prescription for medicinal alcohol at the height of prohibition.


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