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The Shockley Incident: A Considered Viewpoint

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The Shockley Incident: A Considered Viewpoint

Description

Dartmouth professor, adviser to the Afro-American Society, and Affirmative Action Officer Errol Hill posits that Nobel prize winner William Shockley should not have been permitted to present his controversial paper at Dartmouth College. Hill thought the paper's suggestion that there are correlations between intelligence and race was not only scientifically inaccurate but harmful to relations between members of the Black and white communities. He expresses his support for Dartmouth students who used peaceful protest to drown-out Shockley’s presentation.

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Date Created

1969-10-16

Citation Information

Hill, Errol. “The Shockley Incident: A Considered Viewpoint.” Oct. 16, 1969. Errol Hill papers, ML-77, Box 7, Folder 66, Rauner Special Collections Library.

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