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Helen Caldicott interviewed by Sara Dowse [sound recording]
Bib ID 3638607
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Caldicott, Helen, interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2006 Jan. 19-20 
3 digital audio tapes (ca. 156 min.) 
Summary

Helen Caldicott speaks briefly about her south coast beach retreat; her thoughts on both Australia and the world; the dangers of uranium mining; nuclear energy; global warming; Rupert Murdoch; the ACTU's five-year ban on uranium mining; Hawke government (1983); her work in the US from 1978-87 leading to the nuclear weapons freeze; Pat Kingsley; her high profile in America but not in Australia; the media (1990); hostility she has felt; her book entitled 'Why Men Kill'; her perception of herself; her passion for medicine; the anti-nuclear movement; being 25 years since she last practised; missing the intellectual challenges of medicine, lecturing; the lost opportunity to get rid of nuclear weapons at the end of the Cold War; the current Bush administration's production of 500 new bombs each year; the Nuclear Policy Research Institute which she has set up; the book tours planned for it here and overseas; her personal life and determination in her anti-nuclear work.

Notes

Recorded on January 19 & 20, 2006 at Bermagui, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 76 leaves) available. 
Subjects Caldicott, Helen. -- Interviews.  |  Nuclear Policy Research Institute (U.S.)  |  Pediatricians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Nuclear weapons -- France -- Testing.  |  Antinuclear movement.  |  Pacifists -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Doctors.  |  Pacifists.
Other authors/contributors Dowse, Sara, 1938- interviewer

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