Letter from Joshua Lederberg to U.S. Senators Alan Cranston and Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa


Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to U.S. Senators Alan Cranston and Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Hayakawa, Samuel Ichiye, Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000, and United States. Congress. Senate
Date:
[ca. 9 June 1977]
Description:
In this letter, the prominent geneticist and Nobel Laureate Joshua Lederberg warned against the danger to scientific freedom he saw in Congressional efforts to regulate and restrict recombinant DNA research.
Original Repository:
Library of Congress. Maxine Singer Papers
Location:
Box: 35. Folder: 2
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Joshua Lederberg.
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
DNA, Recombinant, Genetic Research, and Risk Management
Format:
Text
Extent:
2 pages
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Original Repository. Library of Congress. Maxine Singer Papers. 12494
Legacy ID:
DJBBJX
NLM ID:
101584644X136
Profiles Collection:
The Maxine Singer Papers
Story Section:
Risk, Regulation, and Scientific Citizenship: The Controversy over Recombinant DNA Research