TITLE

John III

PUB. DATE
July 1976
SOURCE
National Review;7/9/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 25, p720
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the views of industrialist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller III on the practice of abortion in the U.S. in 1976. Rockefeller's dialectical skill is as impressive as his imagery: anti-abortionism is coercive. He argues that anti-abortionism violates a woman's fundamental right to control what happens to her body and her future. Moreover, banning abortions does not eliminate them. It merely forces women to get dangerous illegal abortion. The author comments that Rockefeller's argument is lousy, but it is a strangely hypnotic concatenation of cliches.
ACCESSION #
6067099

 

Related Articles

  • Free Abortions for All?  // Time;3/27/1972, Vol. 99 Issue 12, p75 

    The article reports on the U.S.'s Commission on Population Growth proposals for controlling the country's population. Headed by John D. Rockefeller III, it recommends that a law should be enacted to help schools set up population, sex and birth-control education programs. State laws that hinder...

  • Spurning a Giver.  // Time;12/21/1970, Vol. 95 Issue 25, p37 

    The article reports that philanthropist John D. Rockefeller III has offered 25,000 dollars to a consortium of students and faculty members from Hampshire and the nearby University campuses with an aim to support social-improvement project for the Connecticut River valley and local firms.

  • Flawed UCSF Study Claims Aborting Women are More Positive About their Future. O'Bannon, Randall K. // National Right to Life News;Jan2016, p45 

    The article focuses on issues concerning a study conducted by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) which claims that aborting women have more positive views on life. It provides several flaws of the study entitled "The effect of abortion on having and achieving aspirational one year...

  • Antiabortion Guerrillas.  // America;3/3/1979, Vol. 140 Issue 8, p153 

    The author argues that the controversy over public policy on abortion is one of the most emotionally charged issues facing the people in the U.S. The author says that this is understandable because the debate involves different views of fundamental human values and the most intimately personal...

  • The Liberal.  // Time;5/25/1953, Vol. 61 Issue 21, p64 

    The article reports on the announcement of the 250,000-U.S. dollar donation of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller III to Union Theological Seminary in New York City at the annual alumni dinner in May 1953. The money will be used to establish the Harry Emerson Fosdick visiting professorship. The...

  • Einstein Again.  // Time;8/11/1924, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p23 

    The article focuses on an experiment that aims to determine whether or not two beams of light, traveling in opposite directions around the rectangle, require exactly the same time to complete the circuit, conducted by scientists at Chicago University in Illinois in the town of Clearing. The...

  • On the Move.  // Time;1/2/1950, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p62 

    The article announces key executive changes in the U.S. including the appointment of Charles R. Cox as president of Kennecott Copper Corp., the election of John D. Rockefeller III to the board of directors of the New York Life Insurance Co., and the take over of the presidency of New York, New...

  • Pursuit of "Human Brotherhood": Rockefeller Philanthropy and American Immigration, 1900-1933. Zeidel, Robert F. // New York History;Winter/Spring2009, Vol. 90 Issue 1/2, p85 

    The article discusses the philanthropic endeavors of John D. Rockefeller and his family. The author states that Rockefellers funded numerous immigrant-related projects although funding decisions and their rationales varied. The author explains the Rockefeller interest in immigration as part of...

  • Zen and the art. Dean, Anabel // Bulletin with Newsweek;06/01/99, Vol. 117 Issue 6176, p113 

    Focuses on the exhibition of the Asian art of John D. Rockefeller III and his wife Blanchette at the National Gallery of Victoria and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Contents of the exhibition.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics