Oral history interview with Jane Hodgson, 2000

 

Name
Hodgson, Jane E (Interviewee)
Fly on the Wall Productions (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Jane Hodgson, 2000
Abstract
Early life at Carleton College; time spent as a teacher then pharmaceutical employee; decision to become a doctor; experiences at University of Minnesota; residency in Jersey City; first contact with women suffering from pelvic infections and botched abortions; time spent in Cairo; experiences in Grenada in 1984; first private practice in St. Paul in 1947; experiences as only woman physician practi cing in St. Paul; general practice in Florida; treating women and college students at Ramsey Clinic in St. Paul before Roe V. Wade; arrested for performing an illegal abortion; humiliation of arrest; decision to use her case, Minnesota v. Hodgson, to challenge abortion law; work on creating a reliable pregnancy test; threats against abortion providers since Roe v. Wade; how medicine serves as a religion; fear about the future of abortion in the United States
Collection Name
Physicians for reproductive health and choice oral history project
Subjects
Gynecologists; Obstetricians; Abortion--United States; Abortion--Law and legislation--United States; Abortion--Law and legislation--Minnesota; Pro-choice movement--United States; Physicians--Attitudes.--United States; Reproductive rights--United States; Hodgson, Jane E
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
2000
Note (Biographical)
Clinical Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Note
Interviewed by Fly on the Wall Productions, July 2000
Note (Provenance)
Jane Hodgson, Gift 2000
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
13795000
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-xsd6-m445
Related URLs
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