Debate on Birth Control
Debate on Birth Control - Little Blue Book No. 208
Margaret Sanger; Theodore Roosevelt; Bernard Shaw; Robert L Wolf; Winter Russell
Haldeman-Julius Company, 1921.
64 pages ; 13 cm. Clean, unmarked pages. Publisher's wraps. Small tear, chip missing from rear wrap. Little blue book, no. 208. Letters from Theodore Roosevelt and Bernard Shaw were solicited by Robert L. Wolf, and appeared in Metropolitan magazine, 1917. A quite interesting and still relevant debate about the social benefits and problems stemming from birth control. Sanger, one of America's earliest advocates of birth control, debated Sanger debated New York lawyer John Winter Russell at the Fine Arts Guild in 1920. In a separate debate, Theodore Roosevelt, a strong anti-birth control advocate, argued that birth control would lead to racial suicide.