The Baltimore Case

Mr. Kevles talked about his book, The Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character, published by W. W. Norton & Company. The book… read more

Mr. Kevles talked about his book, The Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character, published by W. W. Norton & Company. The book is the story of the accusations of fraud leveled by Margot O’Toole toward her colleagues, Thereza Imanishi-Kari and Nobel Prize- winner David Baltimore. In the following years, all participants in the investigation were subjected to dehumanizing, humiliating scrutiny--including a congressional inquiry not unlike a mini-witch-hunt--and nasty comments reported by a media eager for a big scientific scandal. close

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The Baltimore Case

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Program ID:
115398-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 21, 1998 | 1:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 22, 1998 | 1:34am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 21, 1998 | 1:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 1998 | 10:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 1998 | 1:34am EST | C-SPAN 2
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