A Deeper Look on 01/14/10
Next of Kin: The Ethics of Primate Research
OHSU has asked the National Institue of Health for over $18 million in federal stimulus money to expand its controversial National Primate Research Center in Beaverton Oregon. The Oregon economy is suffering but do we really need to get it this way? Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund and her guests; Matt Rossell of In Defense of Animals, a Portland resident who has spent years exposing the conditions faced by primates in Beaverton and Roger Fouts, author of the book Next of Kin: My Conversations With Chimpanzees and co-founder of the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institue in Ellensburg, Wa. where Washoe the beloved " signing Chimp" lived out her life.