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Davens, Edward, 1911-1982(1)
Hamill, Peter V. V. (Peter VanVechten), 1926-2007(1)
Shriver, Eunice (Eunice Kennedy), 1921-2009(1)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963(1)
United States. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Public Health Service. Surgeon General(1)
United States. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Public Health Service. Surgeon General. Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health(1)
United States. President's Panel on Mental Retardation(1)
Davens discusses his recollections of the Panel, its priorities and decision-making processes, and his impressions of President John F. Kennedy, among other issues.
Hamill discusses preparations for the first two Advisory Committee meetings, internal conflicts with Surgeon General Luther Terry and Assistant Surgeon General James Hundley, and the strain of the job, among other issues.
Shriver discusses her lobbying efforts for mental retardation, development of task force on health and social welfare, the National Institute of Child Health, the 1963 White House Conference on Mental Retardation.
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