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Oral history interview with Don M. Sloan, 2001

Creator: Sloan, Don M., 1928-
Project: Physicians for reproductive health and choice oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 142 pages Sound recording: 3 sound cassettes Videorecording: 5 videocassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Decision to become a doctor late in young adulthood; experiences at University of New York in Booklyn, 1963; residency in Philadelphia; experiences with couples' conseling; father's influence on his decision to provide abortions; other doctor's hesitance about providing abortions; first illict ablortions performed with Dr. R. Douglas Spencer in rural town of Ashland, Pennsylvania; experiences providing underground abortions before Roe v. Wade in New York; his own mother's attempt to have an abortion while pregnant with him; lack of fear about providing illegal abortions; political views about abortion; reminiscences about particular patients; money involved with abortion practice; impact of Roe v. Wade


Access Conditions

Copyright by Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health (PRCH), 2001

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