Today in history: August 7

A man in a suit carrying a briefcase says, 'Cmon honey, just approve the drug.' A woman holds up a hand and says, 'Shove that honey shit and show me the drug is safe or GTFO.

August 7 1962: Frances Oldham Kelsey is awarded the US President's Award for Distinguished Civil Service for refusing to approve the drug thalidomide, later linked to severe birth defects.