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January 1, 1955


JAMA. 1955;157(1):43-61. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02950180045017

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NEW CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION SHOW ON FEB. 9  A special closed circuit television program to bring new advances in medicine to physicians quickly will be presented coast to coast on Feb. 9 by the American Medical Association. The telecast is expected to be viewed by nearly 18,000 physicians in at least 30 cities. Projected as the "Medical Journal of the Air," the new program will demonstrate advances in medicine and help bridge the gap between the time a scientific paper is presented at a medical meeting and the time it comes to the attention of the practicing physician through normal publication channels.The program, presented by the A. M. A. in cooperation with Smith, Kline & French Laboratories, a Philadelphia pharmaceutical house, will be shown at 9 p. m. (EST) Wednesday, Feb. 9. It will be transmitted over the "Telesession" facilities of the Theater Network Television, Inc., New York. The

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