Medicine: Expensive Operation

U.S. doctors learned last week how much it costs to wage all-out propaganda war against President Truman's national health insurance program: in eight months, the American Medical Association's press-agents had spent a whopping $1,394,000. But to the 3,942 A.M.A. members gathered in Washington, no price seemed too high to fight off the threat of socialized medicine. So the A.M.A. voted, for the first time in its' 102-year history, to levy dues ($25 a year) on its members.*

While most of the doctors attended technical meetings or watched color-televised operations, the 191-member house of...

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