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Brinkley, c. 1921
Operating room at the Brinkley Hospital, Milford
1920 newspaper item highlighting "Billy", the "First Goat-Gland Baby"
Minnie Brinkley holding John Richard Brinkley III
Grave of John R. Brinkley in 2011

He was also, almost by accident, an advertising and radio pioneer who began the era of Mexican border blaster radio.

- John R. Brinkley

This law, part of the Brinkley Act, was introduced in the wake of John R. Brinkley's fraudulent medical advice program on XERA.

- Border blaster
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XERA-AM

Radio station in Mexico, broadcasting on 760 AM in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas.

Radio station in Mexico, broadcasting on 760 AM in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas.

From 1935 to 1939, XERA was the call sign of a border blaster licensed to Ramón D. Bósquez Vitela in September 1935 to Compañía Mexicana Radiodifusora Fronteriza in Villa Acuña, Coahuila.

Like XER, it was under the control of John R. Brinkley of the U.S. state of Kansas.

XER (Villa Acuña)

XER (1932–1933), licensed to Villa Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico, was John R. Brinkley's first high-powered "border-blaster" radio station.