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Cleveland Press

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While on his assignment as a nurse in the Ohio Penitentiary operating room, Sam Sheppard reportedly saves the life of a man who had stopped breathing from a throat obstruction. Sheppard was said to have cleared the man's throat and massaged his heart, because the man had no pulse.

Publication Date

9-29-1956

Keywords

Sam Sheppard, Marilyn Sheppard, John McCormick, Ralph Alvis

Comments

The inmate in this story, John McCormick, shares the same name as a John N. McCormick, Safety Director of Cleveland around that time, but are not the same individuals.

Item Number

17a

Box Number

560929_1

56/09/29 Dr. Sam Saves Inmate's Life on Prison Operating Table

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