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Monthly Archive May, 2019

The Cook-Peary Files: June 28, 1937: Franke recounts “The Gumdrop Story”

May 17, 2019

John R. Bradley
This is the 13th in a series examining significant unpublished documents related to the Polar Controversy.
It all began with an interview with John Bradley, Dr. Frederick Cook’s financial backer. Exasperated by endless and often ridiculous questioning, the gambler put his tongue in his cheek when asked by a New York Times reporter [...]