Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

"Hypothetical Risk: Cambridge City Council's Hearings on Recombinant DNA Research" (1976)

The film "Hypothetical Risk. The Cambridge City Council's hearings on DNA Experimentation in Cambridge" was recorded in June 1976 at City Hall, Cambridge MA. Mayor Alfred Vellucci and city councillors Saundra Graham and David Clem are among those to question a panel of scientists including Mark Ptashne (Harvard), Jonathan King (MIT), Daniel Branton (Harvard), Maxine Singer (National Institute of Health), and Ruth Hubbard (Harvard). Produced by the MIT Oral History Program for the Recombinant DNA History Project in 1978. For a historical analysis of this isue, see John Durant's chapter in D. Kaiser, ed., "Becoming M.I.T." (2010, MIT Press). [T16004]

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

From The Vault

From The Vault

Category: General | Updated 4 months ago

Created
March 25, 2011 14:43
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
31393 times

More from From The Vault

Coretta Scott King Procession at 20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration (1994)

Coretta Scott King Procession at 20...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:47 | 17200 views

Infra-Red Dating Game (1996)

Infra-Red Dating Game (1996)

Added over 3 years ago | 00:39:12 | 4919 views

1994 MIT Commencement Address - His Highness Karim Aga Khan IV

1994 MIT Commencement Address - His...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:25:19 | 6766 views

"Bountiful Grant of the Sea" (1972) - Athelsan Spilhaus

"Bountiful Grant of the Sea" (1972)...

Added over 3 years ago | 01:10:00 | 17643 views

"Camp Technology" (1936)

"Camp Technology" (1936)

Added over 3 years ago | 00:10:18 | 12493 views

"Artificial Intelligence: Learning and the TEIRESIAS Program" (1981) - Randall Davis

"Artificial Intelligence: Learning ...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:58:45 | 7600 views