Medicine: Ergot (concluded)

As Congress ended its session last week (see p. 16), a Senate committee concluded its month-long investigation of the Food, Drug & Insecticide Administration of the Department of Agriculture. Director Walter Gilbert Campbell of the Administration had asked for the probing. His accusers were Henry Hurd Rusby, retired dean of Columbia University's Department of Pharmacy, and Howard W. Ambruster. Manhattan crude drug importer who has lost much money on Spanish ergot which large U. S. drug manufacturers would not buy from him because they believed that he had tried to victimize them with...

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