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Physicians for Social Responsibility Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-175
Overview Founded in 1961 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by a group of physicians. PSR is an organization, and association of doctors concerned with the challenge of the nuclear age: "man's scientific knowledge now provides an unprecedented opportunity for medical and social advance; yet thermonuclear war poses a supreme threat to the health and survival of mankind." Since prevention is the only effective remedy, and therapy, these physicians are attempting to explore a new area of preventive medicine:...
Dates: 1970-

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  • Subject: Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources X
  • Subject: Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources X
  • Subject: Social medicine -- History -- Sources X