Oral history interview with Don M. Sloan, 2001

 

Name
Sloan, Don M., 1928- (Interviewee)
Fly on the Wall Productions (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Don M. Sloan, 2001
Abstract
Decision to become a doctor late in young adulthood; experiences at University of New York in Booklyn, 1963; residency in Philadelphia; experiences with couples' conseling; father's influence on his decision to provide abortions; other doctor's hesitance about providing abortions; first illict ablortions performed with Dr. R. Douglas Spencer in rural town of Ashland, Pennsylvania; experiences provi ding underground abortions before Roe v. Wade in New York; his own mother's attempt to have an abortion while pregnant with him; lack of fear about providing illegal abortions; political views about abortion; reminiscences about particular patients; money involved with abortion practice; impact of Roe v. Wade
Collection Name
Physicians for reproductive health and choice oral history project
Subjects
Obstetricians; Gynecologists; Abortion--United States; Abortion--Law and legislation--United States; Abortion--Moral and ethical aspects; Physicians--Attitudes.--United States; Reproductive rights--United States; Pro-choice movement--United States; Sloan, Don M., 1928-; Planned Parenthood of New York City
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
2001
Note (Biographical)
Obstetrician/Gynecologist
Note
Interviewed by Fly on the Wall Productions, May 2001
Note (Provenance)
Don M. Sloan, Gift 2001
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13795310
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-4sae-9t09
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.