Medicine: Points by Prizemen

The New York Academy of Medicine last week announced that Dr. Alexis Carrel, Nobel Prizewinner, member of the Rockefeller Institute, author of Man the Unknown (TIME. Sept. 16), would make one of his rare public appearances to talk on the "Mystery of Death." On the scheduled evening some 5,000 laymen tried to enter the Academy halls. Fully 2,000 were driven away by police. Next morning the New York Herald Tribune echoed the excitement by a report which occupied eight column feet of space. The New York Times used six feet, other papers...

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