By R. Alton Lee
It turns out that John R. Brinkley's virility rejuvenation cure―transplanting goat gonads into getting older men―had taken the kingdom through hurricane. by no means brain that "Doc" Brinkley's clinical credentials have been shaky at top and that he prescribed drugs over the airwaves through his high-power radio stations. the guy outfitted an empire. The Kansas clinical Board mixed with the Federal Radio fee to revoke Brinkley's clinical and radio licenses, which quite a few courts upheld. to not be stopped, Brinkley all started a write-in crusade for Governor. He bought extra votes than the other candidate yet misplaced as a result of invalidated and "misplaced" ballots.
Brinkley's strategies, fairly using his radio station and private aircraft, replaced political campaigning eternally. Brinkley then moved his radio scientific perform to Del Rio, Texas, and commenced working a "border blaster" at the Mexico part of the Rio Grande. His rogue stations, XER and its successor XERA, ultimately broadcast at an antenna-shattering a million watts and weren't just a haven for Brinkley's profitable quackery, but additionally hosted an exceptional variety of then-unknown nation musicians and different guests.