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The Mike Gorman Papers

Title:
The Pharmaceutical Industry Must Join America pdf (2,465,461 Bytes) ocr (48,215 Bytes)
The Pharmaceutical Industry Must Join America
Description:
Gorman criticized American pharmaceutical manufacturers for keeping the prices of new drugs (e.g., anti-psychotic tranquilizers) unaffordably high for some patients, for spending far too much on advertising new drugs, for flooding the market with "new" drugs that were minor variations on older drugs, for inflating the amount the industry spent on original research, and for behaving as though drug patents were more precious than human lives. The hearings of the Senate Antitrust and Monopoly Subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Estes Kefauver, extended over several years and included several other large industries.
Number of Image Pages:
32 (2,465,461 Bytes)
Date:
1960-01-22 (January 22, 1960)
Creator:
Gorman, Mike
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Drug Industry
Drug Costs
Antipsychotic Agents
Phenothiazines
Hospitals, Psychiatric
Health Policy
Exhibit Category:
A Full-time Activist: The National Committee Against Mental Illness, 1953-1963
Box Number: 11
Folder Number: 7
Unique Identifier:
TGBBBR
Document Type:
Speeches
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Speeches and Public Appearances, 1955-1988
Folder: "The Pharmaceutical Industry Must Join America," U.S. Senate Anitturst and Monopoly Subcommittee, Washington, DC, January 22, 1960
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2003-12-15
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