Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Dr. James Sweeny

  • Ben Hecht and the “Miracle of the Fifteen Murderers”

    James L. FranklinChicago, Illinois, United States The January 16, 1943 issue of Collier’s Weekly featured a short story by the famous and multifaceted author Ben Hecht titled “Miracle of the Fifteen Murderers,” with the subtitle “The X Club hosts a post-mortem.” The publisher framed the text with a black-and-white illustration of a group of masked…