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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Samuel L. Katz Annotation pdf (92,268 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Samuel L. Katz
Description:
Enclosed with letter was an article entitled "Quizzing the Expert: Samuel L. Katz on immunization" in the March 1973 edition of Hospital Physician.
Item is handwritten. Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (92,268 Bytes)
Date:
1973-03-17 (March 17, 1973)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Katz, Samuel L.
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence D
Box Number: 20
Folder Number: 113
Unique Identifier:
BBGAUE
Accession Number:
29
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1961-1978
Folder: Katz, Samuel L.
Transcript:
[printed material on left side of page, see original]
Dr S L Katz
[stamped, Mar 17 1973]
Peds/Duke
see
(1) Has anyone made that point in print?
(2) Is your reply a considered one? Or that you think such considerations should influence our public health policy? (with which I would agree)
Wouldn't smallpox in fact make a rather reasonable harassing and or clandestine weapon? (In a world that has seen massacres at Lod airport and a Khartoum embassy!) In fact I'm sorry you even articulated the idea in print in what might be an instructive fashion. I've had plenty of self-doubts on the same score.
[written in right margin in different handwriting, KATZ, Samuel]
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2007-05-18
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: smallpox eradication;


1999: Dr Katz can't locate the medical throwaway in which he was quoted
; "times have changed."

jl 7/10/99