Doctors Against Public Health

August 1944
New Republic;8/28/44, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p243
Focuses on the efforts of the American Medical Association (AMA) to oppose the Wagner-Murray-Dingell bill, which opposes private enterprise in medical care in the U.S. Information that "The Journal of the American Medical Association" has set the tone for the campaign in its "gauleiter" editorial last summer, which asserted that under the bill the Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service would become the dictator of American medicine; Statement that the National Physicians' Committee, the main AMA front, has flooded the country with releases, pamphlets and handouts in order to campaign against the bill; Statement that the local medical society in Erie County, New York, has asked each member to pay $25 for the campaign to defeat the Wagner-Murray-Dingell bill.


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