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November 10, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(11):1058. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970280038014

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The second annual observance of Farm-City Week, in which the medical profession can again play a vital role, has been proclaimed to the nation by President Eisenhower for November 16-22. In his proclamation, issued at the request of the Congress, the President called on "the people to participate fully in the observance, and with special emphasis on notable achievements by rural (and urban) groups as evidence of our appreciation of all those on the farms and in the cities of the Nation who have worked so well in providing us with the food and the goods that we need and enjoy."

The sponsoring National Farm-City Week Committee, of which the American Medical Association is a member, in cooperation with more than 400 leaders in industry, agriculture, commerce, and the professions, has planned week-long programs to keep the eyes of the nation on this observance, highlighting the roles played by both

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