Dirty Work by the Doctors

August 1943
New Republic;8/30/43 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 109 Issue 9, p272
Comments on the pamphlets that are being distributed among physicians and laymen urging them to press their congressmen to kill the pending Wagner-Murray social-security bill. Information that the publisher of the pamphlets is the National Physicians Committee for the Extension of Medical Service; Demand of the committee for a continuation of the practice of medicine under the Christian concept of the sanctity of the human personality; Fallacy in the Committee's pamphlets of the inconsistency that the Wagner-Murray bill makes provision for free medical care; Misrepresentation of the bill by the committee; Comment on the argument made by the committee against the bill; Opinion that the bill is designed to offer adequate medical care to the American people at minimum costs.


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