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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Henry Breitrose Annotation pdf (49,067 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Henry Breitrose
Description:
Item is handwritten. Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (49,067 Bytes)
Date:
1969-07-02 (July 2, 1969)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Breitrose, Henry
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: SAM Science and Man Series
Box Number: 107
Folder Number: 20
Unique Identifier:
BBGDZB
Accession Number:
92
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Writings
SubSeries: Science and Man
Folder: S156: "TV Can Be So Magnificent; Why Must It Be So Bad?" (21 June 1969)
Transcript:
H Breitrose
Dear Henry -- [stamped, JUL 2 1969]
I will shortly send you some of the later articles in this TV serial that are on their way through the press. I think they will narrow the zone of our disagreement, if indeed there is any at all.
Certainly I did not minimize the effect of TV on children. I questioned whether it needed any further research, and indeed whether this was really possible if scientific rigor were the aim. But I suppose some more window dressing will be needed to spark effective action. (I was afraid that the NIMH Committee might get hung up on whether adverse effects could be rigorously proven -- cf. cigarettes)
J.
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2006-12-08
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW;  TV violence; ? rigorous proof as with cigarette smoking?;

jl 9/17/00