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Cherub-faced Oscar Ewing, chief pitchman for Harry Truman's national health insurance plan (see MEDICINE), could not contain his enthusiasm over Britain's socialized medicine.

"It seems to me," he said in London, after a week of studying the Labor Government's plan at first hand, "that this program is working remarkably well and that it is a good thing for Britain. I can see now that most of the critics of our proposal in the United States have, whether deliberately or through ignorance, tried to mislead the American people on the facts about the British program."

Until he let himself go in London,...

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