Medicine: Respirator Fight

Harvard's retiring President Lowell tried to curb young John Haven Emerson last year. "Stop making respirators," said President Lowell in effect. "I will like hell!" roared young Emerson, long, lean son of long, lean Public Health Man Dr. Haven Emerson of Manhattan, and strode out of the presidential mansion. He loaded a respirator on the rear end of his rebuilt Buick, and with his wife went peddling respirators in competition with Harvard's long, lean Professor Philip Drinker. Professor Drinker, through Warren E. Collins Inc., the cautious Boston manufacturers to whom he assigned patents...

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