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Dec
5
2019

Moral Panic: The Church of Woodstock - Richard Miller

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When: Thursday, December 5, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st floor/Searle Room, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic

Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Presents

A Montgomery Lecture

With

Richard J. Miller, PhD
Alfred Newton Richards Professor of Pharmacology
Northwestern University

Moral Panic: The Church of Woodstock

Some 50 years after he attended a rock music festival in upstate New York, the speaker describes the moral panic in middle class America that was precipitated by these events and led to wholesale changes in the drug laws. But do these laws make any sense?

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