Medicine: Venereal Disease Campaign

President Roosevelt last week matched Edward VIII in making sexual conduct a matter for unembarrassed adult discussion. In an open letter to a conference on Venereal Disease Control in Washington, the President stated: "Since I cannot attend in person, I am glad to convey to you . . . this expression of my very deep interest in the success of your effort. . . . The Federal Government is deeply interested in . . . reducing the disastrous results of venereal disease." That this was high time to do some plain speaking about sexual...

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