Oral history interview with Irving Rust, 2001.
|Creator: ||Rust, Irving||Project: ||Physicians for reproductive health and choice oral history project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||Transcript: 38 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette Videorecording: 2 videocassettes|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Memories of childhood; Family background, especially on abortion; Reminiscences of parent; BA, New York University, MD in Europe (1963); Korean War veteran under GI Bill; Motivations for becoming a doctor, akin to American Dream; Reminiscences of residency as OB/GYN (1964-1968); Founder, Upper Manhattan Medical Group (1968); Feeling on performing abortions, pre- and port- Roe v. Wade; Medical Director of Planned Parenthood in the Bronx, New York; Speculation on future of Roe V. Wade, Rust v. Sullivan; Experience with threats to self and colleagues.
Copyright by Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health (PRCH), 2001.