The power to prescribe / moderated by Albert Fine

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The power to prescribe / moderated by Albert Fine
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Rabbi Alvin Fine (b. 25 Oct. 1916; d. 19 Jan. 1999), professor of humanities at San Francisco State College referees a 3-way duel between Dr. Don Jackson, director of the Mental Research Institution at Palo Alto, Dr. Albert Long, chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Presbyterian Medial Center, and Dr. Donald Minkler, clinic medical director for the Planned Parenthood League of Alameda County. The panel of doctors discuss the implications of family planning at the "The Pill and the Puritan Ethic" symposium held in San Francisco on February 12, 1967. Includes questions from the audience.

Sponsoring the symposium were: the Faculty Program Center of San Francisco State College, the Presbyterian Medical Center, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists--California Section, and Planned Parenthood-World Population League of San Francisco.

Originally broadcast by KXKX from KQED, 12 Feb. 1967.


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by KXKX from KQED, February 12, 1967
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KPFA, April 8, 1967
Item duration: 
1 reel (62 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1967
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