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In the Beginning

Dr. Beauchamp was interested in human rights and social justice as a teenager. He describes the educational path that led him to the Kennedy Institute, his role on the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects and the creative process behind the Belmont Report. 

Topics include: 

11:20   Early days at the Kennedy Institute (Watch Excerpt)
15:36   Meeting Jay Katz
28:18   How the Commission tackled the writing of The Belmont Report (Watch Excerpt)
38:50   Evolution of thought about the boundaries between research and practice (Watch Excerpt)
46:40   The concept of "respect for persons" (Watch Excerpt)
54:00   Writing the Principles of Biomedical Ethics (Watch Excerpt)
1:03:24   Monkeys in Space (Watch Excerpt)