THEATRE: New Play in Manhattan: Mar. 19, 1934

Yellow Jack (by Sidney Howard and Paul de Kruif; Guthrie McClintic. producer). After the Spanish-American War, in which more U. S. soldiers were killed by yellow fever than in battle, the War Department sent a medical commission to Cuba to find, if possible, the cause and cure of this deadly tropical disease. The commission was headed by Dr. Walter Reed. With him was Dr. James Carroll. In Cuba they found Dr. Jesse W. Lazear, European-trained microbiologist, and Cuban Dr. Aristides Agramonte.

Limited in its experiments by the fact that animals are immune to...

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