The world attack on disease, Mar. 4, 196-.


The world attack on disease, Mar. 4, 196-.

Fred Soper hosts a panel discussion held at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. Participants are Myron E. Wegman (Sec. Gen. Pan American Sanitary Bureau), Paul F. Russell (Rockefeller Institute), and Leroy Burney (U.S. Surgeon General). The panelists discuss international efforts to combat and erradicate disease, and the public health import for doing so.

1 sound reel (114 min.) : 1/4 inch tape.


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