Letter from Salvador E. Luria to the editor of The New York Times


Title:
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.
Extent:
1 pages
Date Created:
17 September 1969
Creator:
Luria, S. E. (Salvador Edward), 1912-1991
Recipient:
New York Times Company
Source:
Original Repository. American Philosophical Society. Library. Salvador Luria Papers. 12096
Original Repository:
American Philosophical Society. Library. Salvador Luria Papers
Right Type:
Permission Granted - No Conditions
Right Statement:
Reproduced with permission of Daniel D. Luria. and Reproduced with permission of the American Philosophical Society.
Subject:
Ethics
Profiles in Science ID:
QLBBCG
NLM ID:
101584611X26
Genre:
Articles and Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
Text