Medicine: Women's Doctor

Headed by a Mrs. Louisa Pottesman, 30 fervent women have been buzzing about London for months, collecting other women's signatures. Collectors and signers had one thing in common—all had been patients of a young gynecologist named Harold Burt-White. The collectors hunted everywhere, some even loitering outside hospitals watching for faces they had seen in Dr. Burt-White's waiting room.

Last week, when 318 signatures had been obtained, the women presented to Britain's General Medical Council a petition for the professional reinstatement of Dr. Burt-White. Cried Mrs. Pottesman, whom he had cured of a rare disease: "All those who have signed have been...

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