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MONOHAN & BLANKENSHIP

EDWARD S. MONOHAN IV* N. 'E((REY BLANKENSHIP* EDWARD S. MONOHAN V* PATRI,K '. MONOHAN* * A92) 0:4;116: ;< O=;)

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February 27, 2014 Jonathan Kurtz President Prometheus Books 50 John Glenn ri!e "mherst, #$ 1422% SENT VIA ORDINARY MAIL AND E-MAIL jkurtz@prometheusbooks. om ear &r' Kurtz( ) understand that, *or some reason, you ha!e +hosen to ,ublish memoirs by r' -enry -eimli+h, .hi+h +om,letely omits any re*eren+e to one o* the +riti+al ,artners o* his de!elo,ment o* resear+h throu/hout his +areer, r' 0d.ard Patri+k, Ph' ' r' Patri+k .as a Board 1erti*ied 0mer/en+y 2oom ,hysi+ian and had a Ph in ele+tri+al en/ineerin/, as .ell as ser!in/ as a Pro*essor 0meritus at Purdue 3ni!ersity' ) en+lose *or your in*ormation an arti+le, ,ublished 4e,tember 15, 2004, in a ,ubli+ation entitled Philadelphia Weekly, in an arti+le .ritten by 4te!e 5olk, entitled 6 eadly &edi+ine78' )n this arti+le is a statement that lon/9 time -eimli+h asso+iate, r' 0d Patri+k, no. says he hel,ed in!ent the :-eimli+h &aneu!er;, .hi+h he +alls 6Patri+k9-eimli+h &aneu!er'8 "lthou/h r' -eimli+h denied those +laims, ) remember meetin/ .ith r' Patri+k mysel* and, althou/h ) am not an en/ineer, r' Patri+k e<,lained to me the en/ineerin/ basis .hi+h he had ,ro!ided to r' -eimli+h *or the maneu!er' 3n*ortunately, r' Patri+k died a +ou,le o* years a/o' 4imilarly, en+losed is a story about an assumed dis,ute entitled 6-eimli+h=s &aneu!er8, ,ublished by >homas Fran+is on "u/ust 11, 2004, .ho ultimately be+ame the sub?e+t o* a de*amation +ase, .hi+h ) *iled on behal* o* r' Patri+k a/ainst >homas Fran+is and >he 1le!eland 4+ene' >hus, ) am sure you +an see that you should at least e<,lore this in*ormation and allo+ate to r' Patri+k some +redit *or his +ontribution to a number o* r' -eimli+h=s a++om,lishments' r' Patri+k .as an inte/ral member o* the )nstitute o* 4+ien+e o* &edi+ine and 0n/ineerin/, +ommonly kno.n as the -"2P

MONOHAN & BLANKENSHIP


EDWARD S. MONOHAN IV* N. 'E((REY BLANKENSHIP* EDWARD S. MONOHAN V* PATRI,K '. MONOHAN* * A92) 0:4;116: ;< O=;)

7711 EWING BLVD., SUITE 100 P.O. B)* 1 7 (LOREN,E, KENTU,KY &10##%01 7

ATTORNEYS AT LAW

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/rou,' -"2P .as an a+ronym *or -eimli+h, A#eilB "rmstron/, AGeor/eB 2ei!ershel, and A0dB Patri+k, &' ', Ph' ' "s o* re+ently, #eil "rmstron/ .as the last o* the three remainin/ ,artners o* r' -eimli+h to die' ) belie!e r' 2ei!ershel died *irst and then r' Patri+k ,assed a.ay' >hus, they are all /one and, it is interestin/ to me that r' -eimli+h +hooses to ,ublish these memoirs a*ter all o* the ,artners .ho +ould +ontribute to this ,ubli+ation ha!e ,re9de+eased him' >hank you *or your interest in the matter' 5ery truly yours,

N. Jeffrey Blankenship
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