Nabob http://iowapublicradio.org en Dr. Charles Read: Surviving the Nabob and health breakthroughs http://iowapublicradio.org/post/dr-charles-read-surviving-nabob-and-health-breakthroughs <p>During World War II, Canadian forces had only two aircraft carriers and one, the Nabob, was torpedoed by German forces. Filling in for Charity Nebbe, IPR&rsquo;s Dennis Reese talks with Iowan Charles Read about his time on the Nabob and surviving the attack. Dr. Read, a University of Iowa emeritus professor of pediatrics, also&nbsp;talks about his time in the Navy and afterwards his work on developing diabetes treatments. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:43:52 +0000 Charity Nebbe 3119 at http://iowapublicradio.org Dr. Charles Read: Surviving the Nabob and health breakthroughs