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Who's in your genes? / Madison Powers ; produced by Gregg McVicar.

Program Title:
Who's in your genes? / Madison Powers ; produced by Gregg McVicar.
PRA Archive #: 
SZ0705.05
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Series which explores how changes in communication and information technologies are encroaching upon the individuals right to privacy.|WHO'S IN YOUR GENES? / Madison Powers| produced by Gregg McVicar. SERIES: Computers, freedom, and privacy| no. 5 Series which explores how changes in communication and information technologies are encroaching upon the individuals right to privacy. CONTENT: Panel discusses the tensions between an individual's right to privacy and the interests of third parties. Employers may someday screen job applicants using genetic information, insurance companies will desire to gather and store samples which one day may reveal more about us than they do now, and how police are building DNA forensic data banks. Panel is comprised of Madison Powers, chair, Kennedy Center for Ethics, Georgetown University| Jock Hicks, FBI laboratory| Paul Mendelsohn, Neurofibromatosis, Inc.| Peter Neufeld. BROADCAST: Satellite, Summer 1992.

Panel discusses the tensions between an individual's right to privacy and the interests of third parties. Employers may someday screen job applicants using genetic information, insurance companies will desire to gather and store samples which one day may reveal more about us than they do now, and how police are building DNA forensic data banks.

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Date Broadcast on: 
Satellite, Summer 1992.
Item duration: 
1 reel (58 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|58:00
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1992.
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