This collection pertains to Shockley's work on heredity, I.Q., and race and includes papers and articles by Shockley, including
several presented to the National Academy of Sciences; two issues of the PHI DELTA KAPPAN containing a debate between Shockley
and N. L. Gage (Stanford professor of education) on heredity, environment, race, and I.Q., 1972; and clippings on Shockley's
views as well as reactions to them, particularly in the academic world. Some of the clippings concern the controversy at Stanford
when Shockley's proposed graduate class on dysgenics (1972) was not approved.
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