Medicine: Parents v. Society

An inquisitive crowd of neighbors and newsmen last week clogged Hastings-upon-Hudson's unpaved Ridge Street to watch a motorcycle patrolman and a physician try to enter the residence of Mr. & Mrs. John Vasko, first-generation Czechoslovakian immigrants. The Vaskos had locked in themselves and their three children against invasion, barricaded their doors with furniture, prepared tubs of boiling water with which to douse anyone trying to force an entrance.

John Vasko punched one reporter. From a window he shook a hammer menacingly and shouted: "Everybody go away from here! Mind your own...

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