Medicine: Ike Sat at His Feet

A couple of hundred educators from 17 Midwestern states gathered in Kansas City, Kans. last week and listened to a call for vigorous action to keep education under local control and save it from the tentacles of big government. They liked and applauded what the speaker said—'We need not lose our freedom if we face up to our responsibilities."

Many in the audience were more interested in the speaker than in the speech. They had heard that Dr. Franklin David Murphy had been consulted by General Eisenhower on U.S. health policies. They expected that, in the event of a Republican victory in...

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