A True Story of Race, Sex and Revenge in a Boston Courtroom
Pondviewpress, Paperback, 9780979206009, 362pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2007
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A memoir covering the years 1971-1976. It's about what Dr. Edelin saw, heard, felt, and experienced in treating sick and poor women during the days of his residency at Boston City Hospital, and it's about the perversion of justice in the pursuit of ideology. And it's about what occurred when a cunning, inquisitorial prosecutor was able to get an all-white, mainly Irish-Catholic male jury from a tainted pool and manipulate it impose his own philosophy.
About the Author
Dr. Kenneth C. Edelin received his undergraduate education at Columbia University in New York City, and his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. After a tour of duty in the United States Air Force, he received his specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston City Hospital, and became the first African American to become Chief Resident in the history of the department. Five years after completing his residency, Dr. Edelin became Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), a position he held until1989. He was Associate Dean of Students and Minority Affairs at BUSM from 1989 until his retirement in 2006. Currently he is Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston University.