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Photograph caption dated December 1, 1951 reads, "This is a photo of the television screen as seen by the doctors while the operation was being performed. The operation was the removal of a thyroid gland. Viewers said the picture was so realistic they felt as though they were at the surgeon's side." This operation took place at General Hospital in Boyle Heights.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00046541 HeraldÂ Examiner Collection HE box 102. CARL0005061432 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/22912
Thyroid gland--Surgery--California--Los Angeles Thyroidectomy--California--Los Angeles Surgery--California--Los Angeles Television--California--Los Angeles Televisions Live television programs--California--Los Angeles Herald-Examiner Collection photographs