Protestors and their banner at the March 1977 National Academy of Sciences Forum on Recombinant DNA


Title:
Protestors and their banner at the March 1977 National Academy of Sciences Forum on Recombinant DNA
Description:
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."
Extent:
1 pages
Date Created:
[7-9 March 1977]
Source:
Original Repository. National Institutes of Health. Office of NIH History. 12351. Free Text. This image may also be accessed from the Office of NIH History Archives.. URL. http://www.history.nih.gov/. Free Text. Image ID: 1303
Original Repository:
National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Office of NIH History
Right Type:
Rights Could Not Be Determined - Release
Right Statement:
Courtesy of the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.).
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Subject:
Congresses as Topic, DNA, Recombinant, and National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Profiles in Science ID:
DJBBRQ
NLM ID:
101584644X274
Genre:
Photographic prints
Format:
Still Image