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April 10, 1948


JAMA. 1948;136(15):988-989. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890320032012

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Washington Letter  (From a Special Correspondent)April 6, 1948

Cancer Drive Launched in Constitution Hall  Dr. Morris Fishbein, Editor of THE JOURNAL, was one of several speakers who helped stars of radio and screen launch the annual cancer drive in famed Constitution Hall. On the speakers program with him were: Dr. Vannevar Bush, president of Carnegie Institute and chairman of the Research and Development Board of the National Military Establishment; House Speaker Joseph Martin; Federal Security Administrator Oscar R. Ewing; Douglas Poteat, executive vice president, American Cancer Society, and others. Dennis Day, singer on the Jack Benny program, brought his radio show, "A Day in the Life of Dennis Day," and was master of ceremonies on a program with Nancy Carroll, Ruth Chatterton and other theatrical luminaries.

Entry Into World Health Organization Delayed  Legislation

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