Medicine: Changelings

"She's a tough land under the corn mister: She has changed the bone in the cheeks of

many races. . . . She's a tough land under the oak-trees

mister : It may be she can change the word in the

book As she changes the bone of a man's head

in his children. . . ."

So sang Poet Archibald MacLeish in his Frescoes For Mr. Rockefeller's City. The sound kernel of truth in Poet MacLeish's observation has been clinically noted by Columbia's Anthropologist Franz Boas. At the New York Academy of Medicine last week...

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