Profile: Roger Bannister

@article{Macauley2005ProfileRB,
  title={Profile: Roger Bannister},
  author={Domhnall C Macauley},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={366},
  pages={S14-S15}
}
  • D. Macauley
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Medicine, Philosophy
  • The Lancet
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