Miller Center

William Stewart

Speaker: Dr. William H. Stewart
Date: December 2, 1968
Background as Assistant to Surgeon General (1958-1961), Chief of the Division of Public Health Methods at the Office of Surgeon General (1958-1961), Chief of the Division of Community Health Services (1961-1963), Assistant to Special Assistant to the Secretary of Health and Medical Affairs (1963-1965), Director of the National Heart Institute (1965), and Surgeon General beginning in 1966 and through the time of the interview in 1968. Discusses Public Health Service during the Johnson years, major health legislation, departmental reorganization in the HEW, and international health.