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November 23, 1957


JAMA. 1957;165(12):1569. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980300049013

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The 1957 Farm-City Week, now being observed throughout the nation in thousands of communities, is being co-sponsored locally in many areas by the medical profession through its societies. Nationally, the American Medical Association is acting in concert with 150 of America's largest and most representative organizations and industries to bring about better understanding between the rural and urban segments of our society. Farm-City Week, which has been proclaimed by the President of the United States at the request of the Congress, seeks to demonstrate through all mediums the economic, social, and cultural interdependence of city and country neighbors. Consequently, the programs planned for this observance include dozens of activities designed to permit farmers and urban citizens to tell their stories to each other; to mingle with each other on a social or semisocial basis; and to portray to each other the role that each plays in the progress of the

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