The death in Hanover last week of Everett Koop reminded Tom Blinkhorn of a series of interviews he had with the
late Surgeon General of the United States, one of the nation’s leading
As 2013 confronts the nation with a fresh
set of challenges in implementing the Affordable Health Care Act, an
innovative pioneer program at Dartmouth college designed to help meet
those challenges has caught Tom Blinkhorn’s attention.
The recent discovery in Washington DC of a rare transcript of the
1944 conference at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, at which the World
Bank and International Monetary Fund were created, got Tom
Blinkhorn thinking about the
back story of that meeting and its global importance.
The recent beatification in Rome of Pope John Paul II – one of the last steps in the process that confers sainthood – has reminded commentator Tom Blinkhorn of a visit the late Pope once made to Vermont.
Recently, John James Aubudon’s rare masterpiece, "Birds of America," sold for more than $11 million dollars, setting a record for printed books at auction. This inspired Commentator Tom Blinkhorn to look into Audubon’s New England connections.
Commentator Tom Blinkhorn, who worked at The World Bank in Washington, DC when Robert McNamara was president, recalls a very different man from the one who is usually remembered for his role in the Vietnam war.