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Title
Russell W. Peterson papers Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004 (bulk 1973-2002).
Type
Mixed Material
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm2004085115
Summary
Correspondence, speeches, writings, oral history transcript, subject files, trips and events files, and other papers relating primarily to Peterson's work as an environmentalist, chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, president of New Directions, director of the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress, and president of the National Audubon Society. Also documents Peterson's work for the presidential campaigns of Michael Dukakis and Bill Clinton, the Better World Society, and E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and his participation in United Nations conferences on human settlement and population. Subjects include the Coastal Zone Act, crime prevention, criminal justice standards and goals, effects of environmental regulation on the economy, energy, environmental policies and records of the Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan administrations, global issues, impact of science and technology, population stabilization, prevention of nuclear war, prison reform, protection of the global environment, quality of life, and reduction of world poverty. Includes drafts and related materials for Peterson's memoirs, Rebel with a conscience (1999).
Authorized Access Point
Peterson, Russell W. (Russell Wilbur), 1916-2011. Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004 (bulk 1973-2002)