Medicine: The Right to Kill (Cont'd)

Last week the Press and medical world continued to be exercised over the issue of physicians' right to bring merciful death to defective newborns and suffering incurables (TIME, Nov. 18 & 25).

¶ In Bridgeport, Conn., Dr. Myron Anson Warriner, 79, went back 48 years to recall the autumn day when as a young North Brookfield, Mass, practitioner three years out of Harvard Medical School, he was called to attend a sturdy French huntsman named LeTourneau who had accidentally blown off his face with a shotgun. The man's family and another physician, an old...

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