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
31432 times

More from From The Vault

24th Killian Award Lecture (1996) - Daniel Kleppner, "Views From a Garden of Worldly Delights"

24th Killian Award Lecture (1996) -...

Added over 3 years ago | 01:15:00 | 25537 views

Tribute Banquet in Honor of Jerome Wiesner's Retirement (1980)

Tribute Banquet in Honor of Jerome ...

Added over 3 years ago | 01:01:00 | 19896 views

20th Killian Award Lecture (1992) - Noam Chomsky, "Language: The Cognitive Revolutions"

20th Killian Award Lecture (1992) -...

Added over 3 years ago | 01:39:00 | 18307 views

Midnight Concert in Lobby 7 (1979)

Midnight Concert in Lobby 7 (1979)

Added over 3 years ago | 01:00:00 | 14903 views

"Soft Machine" (1984) - Architecture Machine Group

"Soft Machine" (1984) - Architectur...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:08:47 | 12522 views

"Food For Space Travelers" - Science Reporter TV Series (1966)

"Food For Space Travelers" - Scienc...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:28:46 | 13748 views