Medicine: Citizen Doctor

This week the conscience of U.S. science, in the person of a chunky Chicago physiologist named Andrew Conway Ivy, took off for Nu¨rnberg. He is to represent U.S. scientists at the trial of 23 Nazi doctors for high crimes against Science—and against Humanity.

The U.S. could hardly have chosen better. From his scrubby grey mustache to his trotting gait, Dr. Ivy is as American as baseball.

He was born in Farmington, Mo., was educated at a Missouri normal school, the University of Chicago, Rush Medical College, made his college wrestling team and Phi Beta Kappa....

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