Oral history interview with Curtis Boyd, 2001

 

Name
Boyd, Curtis (Interviewee)
Fly on the Wall Productions (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Curtis Boyd, 2001
Abstract
Education: Athens High School, Athens, Texas (1955); BA, Texas A&M (1959); medical school at Texas Southwestern Medical School (1963); involvement with Texas Liberal Democratic Party, the Unitarian Church, and the National Abortion Federation; trouble with family regarding political stance on abortion; discussion of heavy demand for abortion services; adolescent experience with girl ostracized due to pregnancy; conversion to Unitarianism; involvement with the Clergy Consultation Network; pre-Roe v. Wade fears of blackmail from deceitful and desperate patients; frustration at medical community over lack of abortion education; fears regarding the future of pro-choice legislation
Collection Name
Physicians for reproductive health and choice oral history project
Subjects
Obstetricians; Gynecologists; Abortion--United States; Abortion--Law and legislation--United States; Abortion services--United States; Women's health services--History--20th century.--United States; Reproductive rights--United States; Boyd, Curtis; National Abortion Federation (U.S.); National Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
2001
Date
2001
Note (Biographical)
Obstetrician/Gynecologist
Note
Interviewed by Fly on the Wall Productions, in July 2001
Note (Provenance)
Curtis Boyd, Gift 2001
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
13792665
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-02y8-pd78
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