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Oral history interview with Robert H. Tamis, 2001.

Creator: Tamis, Robert H.
Project: Physicians for reproductive health and choice oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 66 pages Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes Videorecording: 3 videocassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Early life in the Bronx; father as a obstetrician/gynecologist; education: M.D., New York University College of Medicine, residency at Bronx Municipal Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City; National Abortion Rights Action League, board of directors; Arizona Right to Choose, board of directors; Planned Parenthood of Northern and Central Arizona, medical Advisory Committee; two years in the Army; experiences with teenage rape victims; lack of abortion training in the medical school system; different treatment in hospital administrations due to position on abortion; controversies over the appropriate situation for abortion; obtaining an abortion pre-Roe v. Wade; reactionary response ot Roe v. Wad by Right fo Life Movement; experiences with the Clergymen's Underground; thoughts on the current generation and Roe v. Wade


Access Conditions

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

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