Daniel Callahan is director of the international program at the Hastings Center, which he cofounded, and the author of The Research Imperative: What Price Better Health? (University of California Press).
When people remember the 1960s they usually think of Vietnam, cultural upheaval and assorted liberation movements. But the ’60s should also be remembered as the time when postwar medical technology blossomed.
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