Medicine: A. M. A.

Pickpockets, prostitutes, politicians and Death perturbed some 6,000 U. S. physicians who went to Kansas City last week for the annual convention of the American Medical Association. The underworld remained outside the convention doors. Inside, Presidential Candidate Alfred Mossman Landon did himself no harm by declaring: "Medicine will not willingly be made the servile instrument of politicians or the instrument of domineering bureaucrats." Up leaped the 6,000 doctors, roaring and whistling their approval.

Death, threatening the life of the A. M. A.'s President-Elect James Tate Mason, made last week's meeting the most emotional...

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