Sites related to Dr. Thomas A. Dooley, an American Catholic physician and author who was acclaimed for his medical work in Vietnam and Laos from the late 1950s until his death from cancer in 1961.
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Daily Catholic: Dr. Tom Dooley
Voted number 88 in a list of top Catholics of the 20th century by web site's visitors. Profile by Tracy Dowling portrays Dooley as a model Catholic, and denies the charges of his detractors that he was homosexual or a tool of the CIA.
What Tommy Knew
The first chapter of James T. Fisher's book "Dr. America: The Lives of Thomas A. Dooley, 1927-1961."
Includes a reprint of an article about Dooley from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Dooley's letter to Fr. Hesburgh. [Reflections from the Dome] (January 01, 2000)
The Lives of Thomas A. Dooley: A Cautionary Tale
James T. Fisher's 1998 biographical book "Dr. America: The Lives of Thomas A. Dooley, 1927-1961" reviewed by Catholic doctor and apologist Arthur C. Sippo. During the Cold War, American Catholics needed a hero. But the mythology surrounding Dooley proved fraudulent. [St. Catherine Review] (July 01, 1999)
Tommy, We Hardly Know You
James Sullivan reviews James T. Fisher's "Dr. America: The Lives of Thomas A. Dooley, 1927-1961." Although Dooley did have many admirable qualities, the book is a disturbing revelation of how he was used by anti-Catholic elitists to further their political goals. [Culture Wars] (February 01, 1998)
Dr. America: The Lives of Thomas A. Dooley, 1927-1961
Book review by Warren Arronchic. This biography of a gay man doesn't focus on his homosexuality; it shows how a media darling was used by the military to make a war in Vietnam more palatable. [Gay Today] (September 02, 1997)
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