Jonah Goodman

Jonah Goodman won the 2023 Prix Média of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences.

A National Evil

Jonah Goodman, 30 November 2023

Asfar as the archivist knew, the 48 box files locked in an attic above the Institute for the History of Medicine at the University of Bern had never been opened. They contained a mass of handwritten letters, glass-plate negatives, annotated offprints, minutes of meetings, and piles of press clippings almost too fragile to touch. Gothic newsprint hailed victory over a ‘national...

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