Interview with Dr. William Graydon Harker, Downwinders of Utah Archive, August 23, 2019, Video. Includes edits by interviewee.

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Title Interview with Dr. William Graydon Harker, Downwinders of Utah Archive, August 23, 2019, Video. Includes edits by interviewee.
Creator Harker, Dr. William Graydon
Contributor Sorensen, Justin
Date 2019-08-23
Subject Nuclear weapons Testing; Nuclear weapons--United States--Testing; Nuclear weapons testing victims; Nuclear weapons--United States--Testing; Radioactive fallout; Oncologists
Description Transcript (22 minutes, 48 seconds) of an interview conducted by Justin Sorensen at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah in Salt Lake City, on August 23, 2019. Dr. Harker was Chief of Oncology at the VA Hospital. He discusses a pattern of veterans from southern Utah being diagnosed with cancer. Harker mentions that Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia was one of the forms of cancer that he thought should have been included on the list of cancers that was eligible for compensation from Downwinders. Harker also discusses his background growing up in Shelley, Idaho, and his father's job working for the Atomic Energy Commission.
Type Image/MovingImage
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format video/mp4
Extent 22:48
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
ARK ark:/87278/s6vx58q6
Setname uum_dua
Date Created 2019-10-24
Date Modified 2019-10-24
ID 1470939
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vx58q6
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