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The Salvador E. Luria Papers

Title:
Letter from Salvador E. Luria to the editor of The New York Times pdf (80,243 Bytes) ocr (2,066 Bytes)
Letter from Salvador E. Luria to the editor of The New York Times
Description:
Several months after the first NASA lunar landing, Luria wrote the editor to dispute the scientific value and expense of the "man-on-the-moon program" and plans for missions to Mars at a time when government funding for medical research was being cut. This letter appeared in the newspaper on 26 September 1969.
NOTE: Letter scanned darker to make the handwritten note legible.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (80,243 Bytes)
Date:
1969-09-17 (September 17, 1969)
Creator:
Luria, Salvador E.
Recipient:
New York Times
Source:
Original Repository: American Philosophical Society. Library. Salvador Luria Papers
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Daniel D. Luria.
Reproduced with permission of the American Philosophical Society.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Ethics
Exhibit Category:
Politics, Science, and Social Responsibility
Unique Identifier:
QLBBCG
Document Type:
Articles
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1938-1992
Folder: The New York Times, 1961-1985
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2005-07-25
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