Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: American canal

  • Mark Hanna’s knees and the Panama Canal

    Michael Ellman Chicago, Illinois, USA   Aficionados of the history of the Panama Canal know that at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, Nicaragua was to be the site for the “American” inter-oceanic canal. A Nicaraguan canal would be hundreds of miles closer to ports in the Gulf…