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Authoritarian and Democratic Technics, program 44, part b

Title

Authoritarian and Democratic Technics, program 44, part b

Subject

Science
Technology
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Description

Author Lewis Mumford warns against the dehumanizing aspects of technological systems based on authoritarian principles, claiming that they are inimical to both true democracy and human life itself. His talk is followed with an extended commentary by Admiral Hyman G. Rickover of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Jan. 21-22, 1963.

Creator

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Source

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, 1950-1991 (Mss 18), Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library

Date

1963

Rights

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Provenance

Bulk of the collection donated by the Center after it ceased operations at UCSB in 1987. Subsequent donations by Harry S. Ashmore and Otis L. Graham, Jr. , which are found in their respective sections of the Administrators' Files, 1995.

Original Format

Open reel

Duration

24:07:00

Files

Citation

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, "Authoritarian and Democratic Technics, program 44, part b," in Digital Collections, Item #4901, http://digital.library.ucsb.edu/items/show/4901 (accessed February 26, 2020).