The Oral History Association and the Boston College Case
The “Boston College Case,” as it has come to be known, involves complicated issues regarding the relationship between oral history, legal imperatives, and ethics – not to mention criminal prosecutions and politics. The Oral History Association, which “encourages standards of excellence in the collection, preservation, dissemination and uses of oral testimony,” has issued a thoughtful and informed statement about the case and the important issues it raises.
This post first appeared on AHA Today.
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