Medicine: Hawley Out

The general was tired. And, like many another high-ranking, low-paid public servant, he was having personal budget trouble. Last week Major General Paul Ramsey Hawley, who in two years had achieved a "miracle" reorganization of veterans' medicine (TIME, Oct. 13), resigned as medical director of the Veterans Administration. General Omar Bradley, VA Administrator, who had persuaded him to take the job, was leaving. Hawley thought it was about time he left too.

Said Bradley to Hawley: "As a doctor, soldier and administrator, you have served your country and your fellow men well."


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