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Wrong Oscar Ewing?

Mr. Oscar Ewing R.

Lawyer

Alcoa Inc.

HQ Phone: (212) 836-2600

Alcoa Inc.

390 Park Avenue

New York, New York 10022

United States

Company Description

Alcoa Inc. (Alcoa) is engaged in the production and management of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina combined. It's products are used worldwide in aircraft, automobiles, commercial transportation, packaging, building and construction, oil ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Head
U.S. Public Health Service

Position, Administration
Truman

Head
HHS

Administrator
FEDSEC

Education



Harvard Law School

bachelor's degree

Indiana University

law degree

Harvard School of Law

Web References (200 Total References)


The ever so holy alliance was ...

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The ever so holy alliance was struck between the two when Oscar Ewing, a former attorney for Alcoa (one of the biggest Aluminum companies in the U.S.), became head of the U.S. Public Health Service.

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I know you will find this hard to believe, but ALCOA was generously paying Ewing $750,000 to promote the fluoridation campaign in Washington D.C.


Water filters and air purifiers for your home or office

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At this juncture, Oscar R. Ewing, a long-time ALCOA lawyer who had recently been named the company's chief counsel with fees in the then-astronomical range of $750,000 a year (35) -- arrived in Washington. Ewing was presumably well aware of ALCOA's fluoride litigation problem. He had handled the company's negotiations with the government for the building of its wartime plants. (36)

In 1947, Ewing was appointed head of the Federal Security Agency (later HEW), a position that placed him in charge of the Public Health Service (PHS). Under him, a national water fluoridation campaign rapidly materialized, spearheaded by the PHS.
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This enthusiasm was not really surprising, considering Oscar Ewing's public relations strategist for the water fluoridation campaign was none other than Sigmund Freud's nephew Edward L. Bernays, (37) "The Original Spin Doctor," as a Washington Post headline recently termed him. (38) Bernays, also known as the "father of public relations," pioneered the application of his uncle's theories to advertising and government propaganda.
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Oscar Ewing, as Federal Security Agency administrator, was a Truman "fair dealer" who pushed many progressive programs such as nationalized medicine. Fluoridation was lumped with his proposals.
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Newspaper accounts from the period also refer to Ewing as ALCOA's "chief counsel. Later ASIA responding to charges that it had been behind the fluoridation scheme, claimed that Ewlng was just another of its many lawyers and that his fees had been much lower. Undisputed, however, is that Ewing was an extremely wealthy corporate lawyer and that his major client was ALCOA


The Donora Flouride Fog

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The FSA, in turn, was headed by Oscar R. Ewing, a former top lawyer for Alcoa. Neither his old industry connections, nor the fact that Alcoa had been facing lawsuits around the country for its wartime airborne fluoride pollution was mentioned in Ewing's introduction to the official report on Donora.


BelKraft.com water purifiers

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At this juncture, Oscar R. Ewing, a long-time ALCOA lawyer who had recently been named the company's chief counsel with fees in the then-astronomical range of $750,000 a year (35) -- arrived in Washington. Ewing was presumably well aware of ALCOA's fluoride litigation problem. He had handled the company's negotiations with the government for the building of its wartime plants. (36)

In 1947, Ewing was appointed head of the Federal Security Agency (later HEW), a position that placed him in charge of the Public Health Service (PHS). Under him, a national water fluoridation campaign rapidly materialized, spearheaded by the PHS.
...
This enthusiasm was not really surprising, considering Oscar Ewing's public relations strategist for the water fluoridation campaign was none other than Sigmund Freud's nephew Edward L. Bernays, (37) "The Original Spin Doctor," as a Washington Post headline recently termed him. (38) Bernays, also known as the "father of public relations," pioneered the application of his uncle's theories to advertising and government propaganda.
...
Oscar Ewing, as Federal Security Agency administrator, was a Truman "fair dealer" who pushed many progressive programs such as nationalized medicine. Fluoridation was lumped with his proposals.
...
Newspaper accounts from the period also refer to Ewing as ALCOA's "chief counsel. Later ASIA responding to charges that it had been behind the fluoridation scheme, claimed that Ewlng was just another of its many lawyers and that his fees had been much lower. Undisputed, however, is that Ewing was an extremely wealthy corporate lawyer and that his major client was ALCOA


Rachel Carson warned us about the inevitable results of the increase in the use of chemicals in our everyday lives. Few, if any, bothered to listen.

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In 1944 Oscar Ewing is put on the payroll of the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA), as an attorney, at an annual salary of $750,000. Within a few months, Oscar Ewing was made Federal Security Administrator, with the announcement that he was taking a big cut in salary. The US Public Health Service, then a division of the FSA, comes under the command of Ewing , and he begins to vigorously promote fluoridation nationwide.

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In this connection it is interesting to note that the person in charge of the public health, Oscar Ewing, is also an attorney for ALCOA. 82nd Congress, 2nd Session, Hearings of the Select Committee to Investigate Use of Chemicals in Food and Cosmetics.

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