Congress of American Professors Records 1967
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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author and professor of industrial engineering at Columbia University. Prof. Melman was born in 1917. From the guide to the Seymour Melman Papers, 1958-1997, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Seymour Melman (1918-2004), an economist who taught industrial engineering at Columbia, helped galvanize the antiwar movement from the 1950's on with analyses of the social costs of military spending, diverting resources from health care, public...
The Congress of American Professors, a New Left group, was organized in 1967 to consider policy and action alternatives in key areas of vital national concern. The center of activity was Columbia University, where Professor Seymour Melman played a prominent role. From the guide to the Congress of American Professors Records, 1967, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives) ...