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Alcoa Inc.

390 Park Avenue

New York City, New York 10022

United States

Company Description

A global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, Alcoa innovates multi-material solutions that advance our world. Our technologies enhance transportation, from automotive and commercial transport to air and space travel, an ... more

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Background Information

Employment History


U.S. Federal Security Agency


bachelor's degree

Indiana University

law degree

Harvard School of Law

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Newsletter Dec 2007 [cached]

They were awarded an Academy Award for only one short film: The Music Box, and Stan did receive a special lifetime achievement Oscar shortly before his death.

In 1947, Oscar R. Ewing, a long time ALCOA lawyer, was appointed head of the Federal Security Agency , a position that placed him in charge of the Public Health Service(PHS).

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. [cached]

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.

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.

5 Reasons not to drink Fluorinated Water - Alternative Health Reports [cached]

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.

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.

The Donora Flouride Fog [cached]

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.

Water Is For Everyone - Fluoride Is Not - Welcome page - City of Ottawa - Fluoridation-Free Ottawa - Ottawa Libre de Fluoration [cached]

In 1947, Oscar R. Ewing, a long time ALCOA lawyer, was appointed head of the Federal Security Agency, a position that placed him in charge of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS).

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