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Remembering a Pioneer: Exploring the Legacy of Dr. Lester Grinspoon

On what would have been his 93rd birthday, UMass Amherst Libraries will hold an event to honor Dr. Lester Grinspoon's life, activism, and work. The online conversation among experts and activists mentored and inspired by him include:


Peter Grinspoon, M.D.

Staci Gruber, , Ph.D.

Allen St. Pierre

Rick Doblin, Ph.D.

Genester Wilson-King, M.D.


This event will formally launch a campaign to raise funds to process and digitize the Lester Grinspoon Papers, one of the major collections related to drug policy and social change held in Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries.

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