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April 27, 1957

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JAMA. 1957;163(17):1625-1631. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970520059019

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Abstract

STATEMENT BY DR. HUGH H. HUSSEY JR. ON H. R. 2125 BEFORE SUBCOMMITTEE ON MILITARY OPERATIONS OF HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS  I am Dr. Hugh H. Hussey, of Washington, D. C., and a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association, on whose behalf this statement is presented. Accompanying me today are Dr. Harold C. Lueth, Chairman of the Committee on Civil Defense of the Association's Council on National Defense, and Mr. Frank W. Barton, Secretary of that Council.The American Medical Association took keen interest in the extensive hearings on civil defense conducted last year by the Military Operations Subcommittee. That inquiry not only served to define and analyze the varied and complex problems concerning national survival from nuclear attack, but, in our opinion, it has made the public more aware of all phases of civil defense at the federal, state, and local level. Equally

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