Medicine: Doctors Onstage

In the Tower Theater in downtown Atlanta, an overflow crowd spilled into the orchestra pit, backed up into the aisles; outside, latecomers shoved at the doors. The show had barely got underway when the night was rent by keening sirens, and fire engines roared to the theater entrance.

But there was no fire, and the firemen were only playing it safe. They had come to clear the aisles and exits. The show went on—an astonishingly popular amateur performance, seventh in a series of public forums on "You and Your Health."

Arterial Coincidence. The Atlanta Journal organized the forums after noting the popularity of...

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