Quick Read: Jack Klugman’s Secret, Lifesaving Legacy
ICYMI from yesterday’s Washington Post: back in the early 1980s the Orphan Drug Act was stalled in Congress. Jack Klugman’s brother, a screenwriter, suffered from a rare cancer and ultimately wrote two episodes of Quincy devoted to the topic. California representative Henry Waxman invited Klugman to testify before Congress. As the Post reports, Klugman played an “instrumental role” in the passage of the bill.