Dr. Ben Major and Dr. Harold Williams at Pauley Ballroom, U.C. Berkeley, December 3, 1969, debating over the birth control pill. Dr. Major from Planned Parenthood takes issue with Dr. Williams' book "The Pill In New Perspective: Pregnant or Dead." The two men debate over the moral and physical aspects of birth control pills. Dr. Williams was a lawyer at the time of the debate, but had practiced as a doctor previously for five years. Dr. Major was a professor at the University of California School of Public Health. The debate was moderated by Maida Taylor.
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