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ITEM Identifier: T-83, 4.

"Doctors' Attitudes toward Birth Control/Kentucky, Chicago, Rochester, Tennessee, etc."

Scope and Contents

McKinnon discusses the lack of family planning education in medical school curricula, stigmas and legislation regarding contraception materials, working with government agencies, uncooperative doctors in Chicago and Knoxville (Tennessee), opposition from the American Medical Association, successes in Rochester, and other issues. 80 minutes.


  • 1970

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.


22 audiocassettes

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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