"The Nation's Doctor." United States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General. 02:01:40:02 to 02:02:07:12
on DigiBeta tape.
The Nation's Doctor (May 1989)
c The Procter & Gamble Company. Used by permission.
[Koop discusses obstacles to the promotion of public health] (May 1989)
[Koop recites his major accomplishments as U.S. Surgeon General] (May 1989)
[C. Everett Koop stresses his role in making domestic violence a public health issue] (May 1989)
[Koop assesses his contributions to the development of pediatric surgery] (May 1989)
I remember being terribly concerned about how the Senate would vote on my confirmation, because, I endured nine months, when
I first came to Washington, of being called "incompetent" and "unable to do public health" and "considered
to be one of the worst appointments that Mr. [Ronald] Reagan made.