The View From the Castle: Hysteria is premature, but Man should be planning for a world without the growth of population and industry

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Summary

Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley comments on two reports released during the winter of 1971 which attempted to diagnose problems of population growth capacity compounded with a posssible decline of industry. Ripley suggests that the present population organize thoughtful, rational plans to avoid such an outcome.

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Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Vol. 3, no. 1 (Journal)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

April 1972

Topic

  • Industries
  • Castle View
  • Ecology
  • Population policy

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p. 6

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