Stories by Jack El-Hai
is the author of The Nazi and the Psychiatrist: Hermann Göring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a Fatal Meeting of Minds at the End of WWII
(PublicAffairs Books). He previously published The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and his Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness
(Wiley). A writer on the history of medicine and science, he teaches in the MFA program in creative writing at Augsburg College.
Psychiatrist Douglas Kelley used a new psychological test to draw stories from the top Nazi defendants at Nuremberg, and what he heard changed his life.
January / February 2011
Encounters behind bars between Nazi war criminal Hermann Goering and an American doctor 65 years ago raise questions about responsibility, allegiance and the nature of evil
Strange but True
Element collectors love the thrill of the chase but tread carefully when necessary