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Public health pioneer, criminologist, reformer, ethicist and humanitarian : oral history transcript / 1997.
BANC MSS 99/290 c; Phonotape 3000 C:1-19; BANC MSS 99/290 c
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Title:

Public health pioneer, criminologist, reformer, ethicist and humanitarian : oral history transcript / 1997

Creator/Contributor:

Fort, Joel, 1929-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Crawford, Caroline, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Fort, Maria, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Patterson, Dorothy Smith.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Early years in Ohio, 1929-1945; Ohio State University, University of Chicago, and medical school at Ohio State; early civil rights work; Center on Alcoholism (Alameda County) and the 1964 Supreme Court decision re public employees; campaigning for Congress in 1962; United Nations and World Health Organization assignments; teaching in the UC Berkeley Criminology Department; founding pioneer organizations in the 1960s and 1970s: Center for Special Problems, National Sex and Drug Forums, National Center for Solving Special Social and Health Problems (FORT HELP); participating in the Playboy panels; expert witness in the Manson, Hearst, Corona, Robert Alton Harris and other cases from the 1970s to the 1990s; teaching ethics and conflict resolution. Includes an interview with Maria Fort.

Date:

1997 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Fort Help (Organization)
Civil rights -- United States
Physicians -- California -- Interviews
Forensic psychiatry -- California
Criminal liability -- California
Legal ethics -- Study and teaching -- United States
Conflict management -- United States
Public health -- California
California -- Officials and employees -- Political activity
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Benevolent and moral institutions and societies

Note:

Joel Fort ; with an introduction by Dorothy Smith Patterson. Interviews conducted by Caroline C. Crawford in 1991, 1992, and 1993. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3000 C:1-19.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xvi, 322 p.) : ill., facsims., ports. ; 29 cm.
19 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3t13
BANC MSS 99/290 c
Phonotape 3000 C:1-19
BANC MSS 99/290 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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