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[Photograph 2012.201.B1144.0533]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "James H. Sammons, president of the American Medical Assoc., told a House subcommittee in Washington that hysterectomies should continue to be used to prevent cancer and as a contraceptive measure for women who choose it. Testimony was being heard on the topic of "unnecessary surgery."
Date: May 12, 1977
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1144.0531]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The American Medical Assoc. CEO, Dr. James H. Sammons, says much of a recent government study that blamed doctors for soaring medical bills was "built on old data" and faulty research, and that the report by the Council on Wage and Price stability amounted to a "political hatchet job."
Date: March 26, 1978
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1144.0530]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Dr. James H. Sammons, executive VP of the American Medical Assoc., predicts doctors and hospitals will be forced by the ending of the "steak and salad days" to reduce medical services in the future. He says it will become necessary to weigh more carefully expenditures for new medical technology."
Date: February 27, 1983
Creator: Hellstern, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1144.0528]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The American Medical Assoc. announced Saturday that its chief executive of 15 years, Dr. James H. Sammons, has resigned before his planned retirement after revelations about money-losing deals the AMA had made."
Date: February 10, 1990
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1144.0529]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The prognosis for quality health care in the United States is slowly slipping from stable to serious because of an increasingly pervasive ailment - federal intervention, Dr. James H. Sammons, executive VP of the American Medical Assoc., said Tuesday during an Oklahoma City visit."
Date: March 23, 1976
Creator: Southerland, Paul B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society