Oral history interview with Irving Rust, 2001

 

Name
Rust, Irving (Interviewee)
Fly on the Wall Productions (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Irving Rust, 2001
Abstract
Memories of childhood; Family background, especially on abortion; Reminiscences of parent; BA, New York University, MD in Europe (1963); Korean War veteran under GI Bill; Motivations for becoming a doctor, akin to American Dream; Reminiscences of residency as OB/GYN (1964-1968); Founder, Upper Manhattan Medical Group (1968); Feeling on performing abortions, pre- and port- Roe v. Wade; Medical Direc tor of Planned Parenthood in the Bronx, New York; Speculation on future of Roe V. Wade, Rust v. Sullivan; Experience with threats to self and colleagues
Collection Name
Physicians for reproductive health and choice oral history project
Subjects
Obstetricians; Gynecologists; Abortion--United States; Abortion--Law and legislation--United States; Physicians--Attitudes.--United States; Reproductive rights--United States; Pro-choice movement--United States; Rust, Irving; 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)
Irving Rust, Gift 2001
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
13795290
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-byfa-aw98
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.