Tag Archives: Robert Schenck

The sound of one hand clapping: meditations on sinistrality

James L. Franklin   Paper presented to the Chicago Literary Club on April 7, 2008  It all began on the coldest morning of the season in early December 2006. Painters were still in our apartment putting the finishing touches on what had proven to be an all too prolonged renovation project. However—the end was now […]

Travels with Genghis

Robert Schenck Chicago, Illinois, United States   At age 80 retired Rush University hand surgeon, Robert R. Schenck, MD seized the challenge of his life by driving an ambulance 10,000 miles from London to Mongolia for charity. He wrote a book, Travels with Genghis to recount his many challenges, successes and cultural experiences in traversing […]