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"Linus Pauling, Crusading Scientist."

"Linus Pauling, Crusading Scientist." 1977.
Produced for NOVA by Robert Richter/WGBH-Boston.

Bomb Test Suits. (0:28)

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Narrator: Pauling led a group trying a new tactic -- filing suits in Soviet, British and American courts to stop more testing because it would do genetic damage.

Linus Pauling: This is something that is so terrible a question, that every possible attack on it needs to be made. And I believe that to file these suits is one way of attacking the problem.

Narrator: The American Supreme Court refused to hear the case.

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Creator: Linus Pauling, Robert Vaughn
Clip ID: 1977v.1-testsuits

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Creator: Robert Richter, WGBH-Boston
Associated: Linus Pauling, Ava Helen Pauling, Robert Vaughn, Frank Catchpool

Date: 1977
Genre: video
ID: 1977v.1
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