Notes

  • 1.  

    Report of the National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Fiscal Year 1945–46. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947, p. 52.

  • 2.  

    "Report of Activities of the Division of Medical Sciences, February and March, 1946," April 3, 1946, Division of Medical Sciences Files (DMS), National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Archives, Washington, D.C.

  • 3.  

    "Conference on Postwar Research," April 18, 1946, Committee on Veterans Medical Problems (CVMP) Files, DMS Files, NAS Archives.

  • 4.  

    Michael DeBakey to Norman Kirk, March 5, 1946, reprinted in "Conference on Postwar Research," NAS Archives.

  • 5.  

    Gilbert Beebe's discussion before the National Research Council (NRC) Division of Medical Sciences Executive Committee, April 1972, pp. 93–94, describes Harvey Cushing's failed effort after World War I to follow up head wounds in that war; DMS Files, NAS Archives.

  • 6.  

    "Conference on Postwar Research," April 5, 1946.

  • 7.  

    Committee on Veterans' Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," May 7, 1946, CVMP Files, NAS Archives.

  • 8.  

    Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Draft of a Report on the Value and Feasibility of a Long-Term Research Program of Follow-up Study," June 13, 1946, p. 2, CVMP Files, NAS Archives.

  • 9.  

    Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting", May 7, 1946.

  • 10.  

    "Draft of a Report," June 13, 1946, pp. 2–4.

  • 11.  

    Paul Hawley to Frank Jewett, June 8, 1946, CVMP Files, NAS Archives; "Draft of a Report," p. 4.

  • 12.  

    "Draft of a Report," June 13, 1946, p. 6.

  • 13.  

    Ibid., pp. 15, 54–55.

  • 14.  

    Committee on Veterans' Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," June 13, 1946, CVMP Files, NAS Archives.

  • 15.  

    Frank Jewett to Ross Harrison and Lewis Weed, June 14, 1946; Paul Hawley to Jewett, June 8, 1946; and Jewett to Hawley, June 21, 1946, all in CVMP Files, NAS Archives. (Somewhere in the discussions, the apostrophe after "Veterans" was dropped.)



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--> Notes 1.   Report of the National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Fiscal Year 1945–46. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947, p. 52. 2.   "Report of Activities of the Division of Medical Sciences, February and March, 1946," April 3, 1946, Division of Medical Sciences Files (DMS), National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Archives, Washington, D.C. 3.   "Conference on Postwar Research," April 18, 1946, Committee on Veterans Medical Problems (CVMP) Files, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 4.   Michael DeBakey to Norman Kirk, March 5, 1946, reprinted in "Conference on Postwar Research," NAS Archives. 5.   Gilbert Beebe's discussion before the National Research Council (NRC) Division of Medical Sciences Executive Committee, April 1972, pp. 93–94, describes Harvey Cushing's failed effort after World War I to follow up head wounds in that war; DMS Files, NAS Archives. 6.   "Conference on Postwar Research," April 5, 1946. 7.   Committee on Veterans' Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," May 7, 1946, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 8.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Draft of a Report on the Value and Feasibility of a Long-Term Research Program of Follow-up Study," June 13, 1946, p. 2, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 9.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting", May 7, 1946. 10.   "Draft of a Report," June 13, 1946, pp. 2–4. 11.   Paul Hawley to Frank Jewett, June 8, 1946, CVMP Files, NAS Archives; "Draft of a Report," p. 4. 12.   "Draft of a Report," June 13, 1946, p. 6. 13.   Ibid., pp. 15, 54–55. 14.   Committee on Veterans' Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," June 13, 1946, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 15.   Frank Jewett to Ross Harrison and Lewis Weed, June 14, 1946; Paul Hawley to Jewett, June 8, 1946; and Jewett to Hawley, June 21, 1946, all in CVMP Files, NAS Archives. (Somewhere in the discussions, the apostrophe after "Veterans" was dropped.)

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--> 16.   Lewis Weed to Detlev Bronk, August 8, 1946, and Weed to O.H. Perry Pepper, August 8, 1946, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 17.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," September 20, 1946, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 18.   Division of Medical Sciences, Annual Report, June 30, 1965, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 19.   "Minutes of Conference on Access to Medical Records of Members and Former Members of the Armed Forces," November 12, 1946, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 20.   "Draft of Report of the Chairman of the Division of Medical Sciences for the monthly meeting of the Executive Committee," December 20, 1946, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 21.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," March 14, 1967, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 22.   E.H. Cushing, acting assistant medical director for research and education, to Lewis Weed, August 19, 1947, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 23.   Subcommitee on Administrative Policies to Members of the Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, September 15, 1947, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 24.   O.H. Perry Pepper, chairman, Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, November 12, 1947, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 25.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "A Report to the Chairman, Division of Medical Sciences," March 31, 1947, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 26.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," December 11, 1947, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 27.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "A Report to the Chairman, Division of Medical Sciences," March 31, 1948; "Report of the Chairman, Division of Medical Sciences," February 28, 1948, both in DMS Files, NAS Archives. 28.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," April 30, 1948, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 29.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," October 7, 1948, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 30.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Materials for Annual Meeting," April 30, 1949, DMS Files, NAS Archives; O.H. Perry Pepper to E.H. Cushing, October 7, 1949, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 31.   O.H. Perry Pepper to E.H. Cushing, October 7, 1949. 32.   "Pilot Study to Determine the Feasibility and Costs of a Mass Statistical Follow-up Program," November 12, 1948, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 33.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," December 7, 1948, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 34.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," January 27, 1949, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 35.   "Notes for Annual Meeting," April 30, 1949. 36.   "A Report to the Chairman, Division of Medical Sciences," March 31, 1950, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 37.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," June 11, 1949. 38.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," June 1, 1950, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 39.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," October 9, 1950, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 40.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Report to the Division of Medical Sciences," April 30, 1951, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 41.   Wilbert Davison to Milton Winternitz, January 22, 1951, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 42.   "Report to the Division of Medical Science," April 30, 1951.

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--> 43.   Herbert Marks to Milton Winternitz, January 29, 1951, and Michael DeBakey to Winternitz, January 24, 1951, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 44.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," February 23, 1951, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 45.   "Report to the Division of Medical Sciences," April 30, 1951. 46.   Gilbert Beebe, "Medical Records and the Army, Navy, and Veterans Administration Follow-up Program," February 19, 1951, Medical Follow-up Agency (MFUA) Office Files, Washington, D.C. 47.   "Draft of Follow-up Section of Annual Report," April 12, 1952, CVMP Files, NAS Archives; Division of Medical Sciences, "Minutes of Annual Meeting," May 24, 1952, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 48.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," June 5, 1952, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 49.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," December 5, 1952, NAS Archives. 50.   Report of the National Academy of Sciences: National Research Council, Fiscal Year 1951–52. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955, p. 79. 51.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Agenda and Minutes of Executive Committee," February 6, 1953, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 52.   Bernard Cohen, Gilbert Beebe, and Seymour Jablon, "Report to the CVMP of Record Follow-up Studies," March 15, 1953, and Bernard Cohen, "Methodology of Record Follow-up Studies on Veterans," presented at American Public Health Association meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, October 24, 1952, both in MFUA Office Files. In later POW studies, however, mortality rates tended to even out (Beebe to Brian MacMahon, March 12, 1969, Committee on Epidemiology and Veterans Follow-up Studies Files, DMS Files, NAS Archives). 53.   Donald Mainland, "The VA-NRC Program of Medical Follow-up Studies: Evaluations and Suggestions," March 22, 1953, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 54.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems "Minutes of Meeting," April 6, 1953, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 55.   Executive Committee, Division of Medical Sciences, "Minutes of Thirteenth Meeting," May 1, 1953, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 56.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Minutes of Annual Meeting," May 23, 1953, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 57.   "Dr. Cannan's Attitude Toward VA-NRC Follow-up Program," June 30, 1953, MFUA Office Files. 58.   Executive Committee, Division of Medical Sciences, "Agenda" October 10, 1953, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 59.   Executive Committee, Division of Medical Sciences, "Minutes of Fourteenth Meeting," October 10, 1953, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 60.   "The Chairman's News Letter," November 1953, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 61.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Meeting," December 7, 1953, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 62.   "The NRC Program of Medical Follow-up Studies," December 21, 1953, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 63.   Executive Committee, Division of Medical Sciences, "Minutes of Fifteenth Meeting," January 18, 1954, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 64.   Keith Cannan to William Rubey, chairman, National Research Council, March 22, 1954, DMS Files, NAS Archives; "The Chairman's News Letter," March 1954, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 65.   See publications: VA Multiple Sclerosis Study Group. Isoniazid in the treatment of multiple sclerosis: Report on VA Cooperative Study. Trans. Am. Neurol. Assoc. 128–131, 1956; Isoniazid in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, JAMA 163:168–172, 1957.

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--> 66.   "Recent Development in the NRC Program of Medical Follow-up Studies," November 12, 1954, DMS Files, NAS Archives. Rheumatic fever research: Engleman, E.P., Hollister, L.E., Klob, F.O. Sequelae of rheumatic fever in men: Four to eight year follow-up study JAMA 155:1134–1140, 1954. World War II prisoner of war research: Cohen, B.M., Cooper, M.Z. A Follow-up Study of World War II Prisoners of War. VA Medical Monograph. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955. 67.   Executive Committee, Division of Medical Sciences, "Minutes of Seventeenth Meeting," November 29, 1954, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 68.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Annual Report, 1953–1954," mimeo, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 69.   "Basis for Inter-Agency Memorandum of Understanding in Regard to Medical Follow-up Studies," MFUA Office Files. 70.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Executive Committee Agenda," May 20, 1955, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 71.   "Fiscal Year 1956 Budget of Follow-up Agency," October 4, 1955, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 72.   "Fiscal Year 1956 Program of the Follow-up Agency," October 4, 1955, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 73.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of 33rd Meeting," March 30, 1957, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 74.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of 32nd Meeting," June 15, 1956, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 75.   James Neel, MD to Bernard Cohen, May 2, 1956, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 76.   Ad Hoc Committee on Studies of Veteran Twins, "Minutes of First Meeting," February 21, 1957, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 77.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of 33rd Meeting," March 30, 1957, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 78.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of 34th Meeting," December 9, 1957, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 79.   Gilbert Beebe, "Medical Follow-up Studies Based on Military Experience," paper before the Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces, November 11, 1957, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 80.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Annual Report," 1 July 1956–30 June 1957, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 81.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Annual Report," fiscal year 1958, DMS Files, NAS. Archives. 82.   Gilbert Beebe to Lyndon Lee, November 14, 1960, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 83.   Annual Report, National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Fiscal Year 1958–1959. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1960, p. 67. 84.   "Medical Genetic Studies of Veteran Twins," February 19, 1959, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 85.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of 36th Meeting," April 11, 1959, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 86.   "Annual Report of Follow-up Agency," July 11, 1960, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 87.   Keith Cannan to William Middleton, May 11, 1961, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 88.   Gilbert Beebe to Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, January 23, 1961, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 89.   Committee on Veterans Medical Problems, "Minutes of Thirty-Eighth Meeting," February 15, 1961, CVMP Files, NAS Archives. 90.   Henry Brosin to Walter Barton, December 4, 1961; Thomas Chalmers to Dean Nefzger, December 7, 1961; Gilbert Beebe to Keith Cannan, December 26, 1961, all in DMS Files, NAS Archives. 91.   Keith Cannan to the Record, January 18, 1962, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 92.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Annual Report, 1 July 1960–30 June 1961," DMS Files, NAS Archives.

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--> 93.   ''Program of Medical Follow-up Studies on Veterans,'' May 31, 1962, DMS Files, NAS Archives; Gilbert Beebe to staff members, Division of Medical Sciences, March 7, 1962, MFUA Office Files. 94.   Thomas Francis to Gilbert Beebe, May 17, 1962; James Neel to Beebe, May 21, 1962; and Beebe to Keith Cannan, June 8, 1962, all in DMS Files, NAS Archives. 95.   Keith Cannan to Michael DeBakey, July 3, 1962; Cannan to William Stone, September 19, 1962; Esmond Long to Cannan, September 27, 1962; Gordon Scott to Cannon, October 1, 1962; Fred Hodges to Cannan, October 3, 1962; and Donald Mainland to Cannan, October 19, 1962, all in DMS Files, NAS Archives. 96.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Minutes of Annual Meeting," April 9, 1963, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 97.   "Annual Report of the Follow-up Agency," July 18, 1963, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 98.   "Annual Report of the Follow-up Agency," July 17, 1964, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 99.   Gilbert Beebe to Keith Cannan, October 15, 1964, and Division of Medical Sciences Annual Report, June 30, 1970, both in DMS Files, NAS Archives. 100.   Keith Cannan to Thomas Francis, Jr., December 16, 1964, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 101.   Keith Cannan to Brian MacMahon, April 6, 1965, Committee on Epidemiology and Veterans Follow-up Studies (CEVFUS) Files, NAS Archives. 102.   Brian MacMahon to Keith Cannan, April 9, 1965, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 103.   Keith Cannan to Michael DeBakey, July 13, 1965, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 104.   Keith Cannan to Williams Jordan, University of Virginia School of Medicine, July 13, 1965, and Cannan to Paul Lemkau, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, July 13, 1965, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. Similar letters went out to the rest of the new committee. 105.   Gilbert Beebe memo to Keith Cannan, "Recommendation for Membership of New Committee to Guide Program of Medical Follow-up Studies on Veterans," May 28, 1965, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 106.   "Essential Aspects of the Program of Medical Follow-up Studies on Veterans," November 8, 1965, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 107.   "Annual Report of the Follow-up Agency," June 1965, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 108.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, November 26, 1965, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives; Annual Report of the National Academy of Sciences, Fiscal Year 1964–1965. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1967. 109.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, March 18, 1966, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 110.   "Annual Report of the Follow-up Agency," June 15, 1966, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 111.   A. Hiram Simon memo to Gilbert Beebe, "Roster 517, loss of part of file," June 21, 1965, R-4 Files, MFUA Office Files. 112.   Dean Nefzger to Gilbert Beebe, May 11, 1967; Beebe to Nefzger, May 16, 1967; Nefzger to Ida C. Merriam, Social Security Administration, July 17, 1967; Merriam to Nefzger, July 19, 1967; and Lenore A. Epstein, Social Security Administration to Nefzger, August 23, 1967, all in R-4 Files, MFUA Office Files. The wording of the latter suggests that a more "politically wired" organization might have been able to maneuver a less direct way around the confidentiality issue and receive the necessary information. On veterans organizations: Nefzger memo to CEVFUS, "Use of Veteran Service Organizations for Field Work in POW Study," May 1, 1968, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 113.   Arthur A. Bressi, national commander, American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc., to Brian MacMahon, August 1, 1966, and Seymour Jablon to Bressi, August 5, 1966, both in R-4 Files, MFUA Office Files; Gilbert Beebe to MacMahon, April 7, 1969, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 114.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, April 27, 1967, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives; Seymour Jablon to Leopold M. Macari, Veterans Administration, June 10, 1966, R-19 Files, MFUA Office Files. The paper was published as Jablon, S., Neel, J.V., Gershowitz, H., Atkinson, G.F. The

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-->     NAS-NRC Twin Panel: Methods of construction of the panel, zygosity diagnosis, and proposed use. American Journal of Human Genetics, 19:133–161, 1967. 115.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, March 18, 1966, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 116.   Ibid. Also James Neel to Gilbert Beebe, May 12, 1969, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 117.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, April 27, 1967, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives, and Seymour Jablon, "Uses of the Roster of Veteran Twins," appendix to Division of Medical Sciences Annual Meeting Minutes, March 13, 1967, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 118.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, May 23, 1968, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 119.   Seymour Jablon to Brian MacMahon, June 19, 1967, and MacMahon to Jablon, July 6, 1967, both CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. Division of Medical Sciences, Annual Report, June 30, 1969, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 120.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Minutes of Annual Meeting," March 13, 1967, DMS Files, NAS Archives; "Annual Report of Follow-up Agency," June 26, 1967, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 121.   Brian MacMahon to Robert Q. Marston, director of the National Institutes of Health, December 23, 1968, and Gilbert Beebe to MacMahon, July 8, 1969, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 122.   "Annual Report of the Follow-up Agency," June 17, 1968, CEVFUS Files; Division of Medical Sciences, "Minutes of Annual Meeting," March 11, 1968, DMS Files, both in NAS Archives. 123.   "Minutes of the Meeting of Subcommittee on Twin Studies, Washington, D.C., 9 November 1969" (Zdenek Hrubec), "Status of the NRC Twin Registry Activities," November 21, 1969, and Gilbert Beebe to Ransom J. Arthur, August 18, 1970, all in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 124.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Annual Report," June 30, 1969, DMS Files; "Long-Term Commitments," Item V-C in December 1969 CEVFUS Agenda Book, CEVFUS Files, both in NAS Archives. 125.   Robert J. Keehn and A.H. Simon (MFUA staff members), memo to Gilbert Beebe, "AEC Support for FUA," December 10, 1969; Beebe to Richard Remington, University of Texas, December 22, 1969; and Beebe to Ransom J. Arthur, August 18, 1970, all in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. Also Beebe's discussion of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC) arrangement before the DMS Executive Committee, April 1972, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 126.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Annual Report," June 30, 1970, DMS Files, NAS Archives. 127.   Charles Dunham, Division of Medical Sciences, to Rear Admiral Frank V. Voris, U.S. Navy, December 23, 1968, and Voris to Dunham, March 17, 1969, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 128.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, May 1, 1969, and Brian MacMahon to Ransom J. Arthur, University of California Medical School, December 1, 1970, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 129.   Gilbert Beebe to Julius Sendroy, Jr., National Naval Medical Center, December 17, 1969, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 130.   Gilbert Beebe to Ransom J. Arthur, October 22, 1970, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 131.   Gilbert Beebe to Colonel John White, Marine Corps, January 14, 1971, and Michael Beebe to DeBakey, April 30, 1971, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 132.   Gilbert Beebe to Richard Remington, December 22, 1969, and Beebe to Ransom J. Arthur, August 18, 1970, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 133.   Gilbert Beebe to Stuart Roberts, Peoria School of Medicine, June 4, 1973, and John F. Stremple, Pittsburgh VA Hospital, to Michael DeBakey, March 7, 1977, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 134.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Annual Report," June 30, 1971, DMS Files, NAS Archives; Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, May 17, 1971, and Charles Dunham to Brig. General Richard R. Taylor, U.S. Army, June 9, 1971, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 135.   Gilbert Beebe to Gordon Allen, NIMH, May 22, 1970, and Beebe to file, "Discussion with Dr.

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-->     Lyndon Lee, 17 March 1971 in re Membership of Committee on Epidemiology and Veterans Follow-up Studies," March 22, 1971, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 136.   Gilbert Beebe to Charles Dunham, March 22, 1971, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 137.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, May 17, 1971, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 138.   "Recommendations to the Research Service, VA Department of Medicine and Surgery Concerning Support of the Activities of the Follow-up Agency at National Research Council-National Academy of Sciences," Lawrence W. Shaw and Armand Littman, February 16, 1972, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 139.   Gilbert Beebe to Frederick H. Epstein, University of Michigan, May 2, 1972, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives; Beebe discussion with the DMS Executive Committee, April 1972, DMS Files, NAS Archives. The study is Beebe memo to file, "Source of Investigation Interest in R-Projects," March 31, 1977, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 140.   Gilbert Beebe to William J. Zukel, National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), June 2, 1972, and Beebe to Brian MacMahon, March 6, 1972, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 141.   Ibid. 142.   Division of Medical Sciences, "Annual Report," June 30, 1972, and Division of Medical Sciences, "Annual Report," June 30, 1973, both in DMS Files, NAS Archives; Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, April 11, 1972; Charles Dunham to Robert McClelland, University of Texas, July 24, 1972; and Gilbert Beebe to Dunham, May 28, 1971, all in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 143.   Gilbert Beebe, discussion before the DMS Executive Committee, April 1972, and Division of Medical Sciences Annual Report, June 1972, both in DMS Files, NAS Archives; "Report of Progress ... Medical Follow-up and Epidemiologic Studies on Veterans," February 29, 1972, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 144.   Charles Dunham to Brian MacMahon, July 24, 1972, and Gilbert Beebe memo to file "Conference with Dr. Lee, VACO, Relative to the FUA Program and VA Support, 26 March 1970," both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 145.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, January 11, 1973, and "Service by the Follow-up Agency to Other Investigators," December 26, 1972," both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 146.   Gilbert Beebe to CEVFUS, July 23, 1973, "Fire Losses at St. Louis Records Center" (apparently authored by Seymour Jablon), May 9, 1974, and Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, May 21, 1974, all in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 147.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, June 15, 1973; Seymour Jablon to Richard Remington, September 11, 1973; and Gilbert Beebe to Frederick H. Epstein, July 26, 1973, all in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 148.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, February 7, 1975, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 149.   Gilbert Beebe to Stuart Roberts, Peoria School of Medicine, June 4, 1973; Beebe to Seymour Jablon, August 20, 1973; and Beebe to Capt. Ransom J. Arthur, Navy Medical Neuropsychiatric Research Unit, January 22, 1973, all in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 150.   "Report of Progress ... Medical Follow-up and Epidemiologic Studies on Veterans," February 26, 1973, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 151.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, May 21, 1974; Seymour Jablon to Richard Remington, June 11, 1974; and Remington to Thomas Newcomb, Veterans Administration, August 22, 1974, all in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 152.   "Proposal to Create Magnetic Tape Index to Navy Hospital Diagnoses in World War II (1944–1945)" (Seymour Jablon), May 11, 1976, and Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, May 11, 1983, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 153.   Ibid. Taubman's research resulted in three journal publications: Taubman, P. The determinants of earnings: Genetics, family and other environments: A study of white male twins. American Economic Review 66:858–870, 1976; Earnings, education, genetics, and environment. Journal of Human Resources 11 (fall):447–461, 1976; and What we learn from estimating the genetic

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-->     contribution to inequality of earning: Reply. American Economic Review 68:970–976, 1978. This research also resulted in a book chapter: Behrman, J., Taubman, P., Wales, T. Controlling for and measuring the effects of genetics and family environment in equations for schooling and labor market success. In (P. Taubman ed.): Kinometrics: Determinant of Socioeconomic Success Within and Between Families. New York: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1977. 154.   Ibid. 155.   Gilbert Beebe memo to CEVFUS, "Future Program," May 10, 1976, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 156.   Philip Handler, NAS president, to Carole W. Parsons, executive director, Privacy Protection Study Commission, May 27, 1976, with attachment "Some Implications of the 1974 Privacy Act, and of the Extension of Its Principles to Health-Care Institutions, for Biomedical Research," MFUA Office Files. 157.   Gilbert Beebe to James Neel, March 23, 1976, and Minutes, CEVFUS Meetings, May 25, 1976, and December 15, 1976, all in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 158.   Seymour Jablon to Richard Remington, October 8, 1976, CEVFUS Files; Alvin G. Lazen, Assembly of Life Sciences, to Paul Marks, Columbia University, November 8, 1976, Accession 91-028-02/11; Gilbert Beebe to Remington, March 29, 1977, CEVFUS Files; Beebe to CEVFUS, March 31, 1977, Accession 91-028-02/11; Remington to CEVFUS, March 31, 1977, Accession 91-028-02/11; and Councilman Morgan to Paul Ebert, Mark Hegsted, Brian MacMahon, Richard Remington, and Donald Seldin, April 18, 1977, Accession 91-028-02/11, all in NAS Archives. 159.   "Report of the Subcommittee on Epidemiological Studies of Cardiovascular Disease" (Reuel Stallones), December 1976, and Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, December 15, 1976, both in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 160.   "Bibliography of the Medical Follow-up Agency," September 1998, MFUA unpublished document. 161.   "Critical Issues for the Future," Item VI, CEVFUS Meeting (April 11–12, 1977) Agenda, March 30, 1977, CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 162.   Zdenek Hrubec to Richard Remington, April 1, 1977, and Minutes, CEVFUS Meetings, April 11–12, 1977, and March 15, 1979, all in CEVFUS Files, NAS Archives. 163.   Barbara S. Hulka, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, to Seymour Jablon, July 16, 1981, and Jablon to Alvin Lazen, "Your Draft Letter to Brian MacMahon Dated 10/25/82" (letter to MacMahon enclosed), MFUA Office Files. MacMahon at the time had returned to the CEVFUS chair. 164.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, May 11, 1983, MFUA Office Files. 165.   Ibid. 166.   Seymour Jablon to CEVFUS; April 3, 1978; Smith, R.J. Study of atomic veterans fuels controversy. Science 221(4612):733–4, 1983; and Anderson, C. NAS to redo atomic studies found to be flawed. Nature 359:354, 1992. 167.   Robinette, C.D. Cancer among atomic veterans: No consistent increase found, but excess leukemia confirmed in one group. CLS Lifelines 11(2–3):5, 1985; Seymour Jablon to Kenneth I. Shine, president, Institute of Medicine, January 27, 1993, MFUA Office Files. 168.   C. Dennis Robinette, MFUA staff, to Richard Remington, July 29, 1985; Seymour Jablon to Remington, November 4, 1985; Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, November 13, 1985; and Robinette to Remington, March 10, 1986, all in MFUA Office Files. 169.   Minutes, CEVFUS Meeting, November 13, 1985, MFUA Office Files. 170.   Richard Remington to Seymour Jablon, March 3, 1986, and C. Dennis Robinette to Remington, March 10, 1986, both in MFUA Office Files. (This HIV study was one of the first that the MFUA presented in 1988 to its new parent body, the Institute of Medicine, for review.) 171.   "Report of an Ad Hoc Executive Committee charged to review the Medical Follow-up Agency" (MacMahon committee), July 27, 1987, Accession 91-028-02/11, NAS Archives.

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