Script for the program given at the Variety Club Heart Hospital Dedication Dinner

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Title

Script for the program given at the Variety Club Heart Hospital Dedication Dinner

Subject

Open Heart Surgery.

Description

The Variety Club Heart Hospital, a hospital built specifically for the care and treatment of persons afflicted with heart disease, admitted the first patients on March 20, 1951. A Dedication Dinner was held in the main ballroom of Coffman Memorial Union that same evening at 6:30p.m. George Grim served as master of ceremonies. Bob DeHaven interviewed patients from the hospital. Actresses Loretta Young and Vera Ellen spoke, along with members of the Variety Club of the Northwest. University of Minnesota President James Morrill and Medical School director Dr. Harold Diehl spoke on behalf of the University. Film trailers starring Abbott and Costello, Danny Kaye, Adolph Menjou, and Alan Ladd were also presented. The program was broadcasted from radio station WCCO from 9:00-9:30p.m.

Creator

University of Minnesota

Source

"Variety Club Heart Hospital correspondence 1944-1966," Box 9, Medical School records, uarc 0947, University of Minnesota Archives

Publisher

University of Minnesota

Date

20-Mar-51

Rights

Use of this image is governed by U.S. and international copyright laws. Image is property of the University of Minnesota. Please contact the University of Minnesota Archives for permission to publish this image. http://special.lib.umn.edu/uarch

Format

Document

Language

eng

Identifier

oh0095

Coverage

Open Heart Surgery

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University of Minnesota, “Script for the program given at the Variety Club Heart Hospital Dedication Dinner,” Gallery, accessed January 27, 2023, http://gallerytemp.reclaim.hosting/items/show/3339.

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