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Backgrounds; Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar


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Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
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Series release date: C. 1960

Program Description

Louis Lyons interviews Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Director of the Indian Institute for Population Studies. Discussion focuses on various aspects of the population growth studies including population control measures in India, Indian literacy rates, the “Baby Boom” in the United States, and Dr. Chandrasekhar’s recent visit to Communist China to discuss population growth issues in China. 1960.

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Chicago: “Backgrounds; Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar,” 11/15/1960, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_978B524B4E314A6CACA5527C1EDFD90E.
MLA: “Backgrounds; Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.” 11/15/1960. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_978B524B4E314A6CACA5527C1EDFD90E>.
APA: Backgrounds; Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_978B524B4E314A6CACA5527C1EDFD90E
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