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July 6, 1912

Association News

JAMA. 1912;LIX(1):51-52. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270070053023

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What the Newspapers Said About the Association Meeting  Following the Atlantic City session, all newspaper comments regarding the meeting were carefully preserved, with the intention of selecting the most representative paragraphs of criticism and commendation for the "knocks and boosts" column. A large number of editorial comments on the Association and its work have appeared in the newspapers during the last few weeks, probably more than have followed any other session of the Association. Much to our surprise, however, when the clippings were carefully examined, it was found that not a single unfavorable criticism of the Association or its work had been received. The changing attitude of the newspapers of the country toward the American Medical Association and its work has been apparent for some time past. We did not, however, anticipate such a general approval. The following extracts are a few of the editorial comments which appeared:Philadelphia Ledger

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