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1st heart transplant recipient death...

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December 21, 1967

THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer-Ilion, New York, December 21, 1967

* Louis Washkansky death
* Surgeon Christiaan Barnard
* 1st human heart transplant

Above the masthead is a five column headline: "Washkansky Dies, New Heart Not At Fault" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Louis Washkansky, recipient of the world's first human heart transplant. (18 days later)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, small tape mend near right margin, minor spine wear, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century