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Oral history interview with Tom Allen [electronic resource], 2000.

Creator: Allen, Thomas E.
Project: Physicians for reproductive health and choice oral history project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) video file : digital preservation master
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

OB/GYN Physician.

Scope and Contents

Family history and childhood memories; Motivations and role models for application to medical school; Memories of university; medical school, especially abortion; Evolution of views on abortion; Policies and practices of abortion in his experience prior and port Roe v. Wade; Comments on socio-economic conditions of patients; Dangers of abortion and memories of trauma; Advice to future practioners; Speculation on future of the abortion movement; Remark on the opposition/pro-lifers; BA, University of Pittsburgh; MD, University Pittsburgh (1943); Clara Bell Cuvall Award (1990); Civil Libertarian of the Year (1998).


Access Conditions

Copyright by Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health (PRCH), 2000.

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