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Helen Caldicott interviewed by Sara Dowse [sound recording]

Title
Helen Caldicott interviewed by Sara Dowse [sound recording]
Repository
National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 5600 Copy: Recording
Description

3 digital audio tapes (ca. 195 min.) Helen Caldicott speaks briefly about her south coast beach retreat; her thoughts on both Australia and the world; the dangers of uranium mining; nuclear energy; global warming; Rupert Murdoch; the ACTU's five-year ban on uranium mining; Hawke government (1983); her work in the US from 1978-87 leading to the nuclear weapons freeze; Pat Kingsley; her high profile in America but not in Australia; the media (1990); hostility she has felt; her book entitled 'Why Men Kill'; her perception of herself; her passion for medicine; the anti-nuclear movement; being 25 years since she last practised; missing the intellectual challenges of medicine, lecturing; the lost opportunity to get rid of nuclear weapons at the end of the Cold War; the current Bush administration's production of 500 new bombs each year; the Nuclear Policy Research Institute which she has set up; the book tours planned for it here and overseas; her personal life and determination in her anti-nuclear work.

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