A panel discussion sponsored by the Citizens' Committee for Humane Abortion Laws in San Jose in September 1962. Participants include David Newman, clinical psychologist and associate professor of psychology at San Jose State College; Emmanuel Silver, psychiatrist and neurologist in Palo Alto; the Reverend Sidney Peterman, minister of the First Unitarian Church in San Jose; and Pat Maginnis, secretary of the Citizens' Committee. The panelists discuss the legal and moral controversies surrounding abortion: the existing laws, the Knox Bill, and social realities of abortion.
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