The origins of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)

Sidney Alexander

Abstract


This article reviews the beginnings and history of the physicians’ antinuclear movement. The role of Victor W. Sidel, MD, is described, particularly his involvement with Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).

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