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Science for the People (Organization)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oral History Program, oral history collection on the recombinant DNA controversy

Identifier: MC-0100
Abstract The recombinant DNA oral history project was begun at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975, shortly after the Asilomar Conference, an international conference of molecular biologists held in Pacific Grove, California, to assess the risks involved in recombinant DNA research and establish research guidelines. The project, directed by Charles Weiner, professor of history of science and technology at MIT, aimed to document the social impact of the research and the controversy that...
Dates: 1966 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1978

Science for the People records

Identifier: MC-0498

The Science for the People (SftP) collection (1969-1992) documents the activities of a group of scientists and students involved in educational and political work critical of the scientific establishment. The collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, fliers, articles, clippings, pamphlets, magazines, slides, microfilm, recordings and photographs.

Dates: 1969 - 1992

Additional filters:

Genetic engineering 1
Recombinant DNA. 1
Science -- Social aspects. 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements 1
oral histories (literary works) 1