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"A report" on polio.

New York City Health Commissioner Leona Baumgartner, circa 1956.

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Dr Baumgartner's message to WNYC listeners on the eve of her visit to Ann Arbor to "listen first hand" to reports about the efficacy of the Salk vaccine against polio.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 73839
Municipal archives id: LT6952