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The Maxine Singer Papers

[Protestors and their banner at the March 1977 National Academy of Sciences Forum on Recombinant DNA]
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As a follow-up to the Asilomar Conference of February 1975, the National Academy of Sciences convened a forum in March 1977 in Washington, DC to bring the scientific community and all interested parties together to discuss the merits and dangers of recombinant DNA research. This image shows protestors in front of the Academy's panel (which included Singer, Paul Berg, and NIH Director Donald Fredrickson) holding a sign quoting Adolf Hitler, "We will create the perfect race."
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1 (160,296 Bytes)
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7-9 March 1977
Original Repository: National Institutes of Health. Office of NIH History
This image may also be accessed from the Office of NIH History Archives.
Image ID: 1303
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Congresses as Topic
DNA, Recombinant
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
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Risk, Regulation, and Scientific Citizenship: The Controversy over Recombinant DNA Research
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Folder: [Selected photographs gathered from the Office of NIH History Archives]
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