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The Oral History Association and the Boston College Case

James Grossman | May 6, 2014

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.


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