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Program produced and narrated by Elsa Knight Thompson. Readings of articles about the world's population problem. -- Parts of articles by: -- 1. Robert C. Cook, President of the Population Reference Bureau. Article published in the Washington Post Outlook; read by Dale Minor. -- 2. Dr. Sripati Chandrasekhar, director of India's Institute for Population in Madras. Article from Washington Post Outlook; read by Elsa Knight Thompson. -- 3. John C. Bennett, former President of the American Theological Society. Article from Washington Post; read by Mike Tigar. -- 4. The statement of the Roman Catholic Bishops of the United States, given November 25, 1959 at the close of their annual meeting in Washington, D.C.; read by a KPFA reporter. -- 5. Sound clip: An exchange between President Eisenhower and a reporter from Newsweek, a week later at a press conference. -- 6. Excerpt from the address of British biologist Sir Julian Huxley upon his receipt of the Albert Lasker Foundation Award at the Planned Parenthood Federation on November 19, 1959 in New York City. Recording ends with "...of his own existence is at stake.".

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