Cambridge: Science for the People, 1977-1990. Scientists and Engineers for Social and Political Action (SESPA) formed in 1969 as an outgrowth of the New Left and anti-war movements and began publishing Science for the People as a mimeographed newsletter. By 1970, the newsletter was upgraded to a professionally designed and printed magazine and the group’s name was changed to Science for the People. The magazine covered standard New Left fare, with articles on women’s health & liberation, ecology, police surveillance, community organizing, scientists as workers, black power and liberation, anti-war, etc. The magazine ceased publication in 1989. The 11 issues included in this run are: Vol. 9, Nos. 3, 6; Vol. 10, Nos here are Vol. 2, No. 2; Vol. III, No. 4; Vol. VI, Nos. 1-3; Vol. 11, Nos. 1, 6; Vol. 12, No. 5; Vol. 13, Nos. 3-4; and Beyond Earth Day: A Special Issue of Science for the People, May 1990.
All issues except the special issue in stapled wrappers (11” x 8 ½”), 36-44 p., illus. Special issue is a tabloid format, 16 p., illus. Some issues with light penciled library info to the front cover, two issues slightly dampstained along the bottom edge. All issues uncommon in the trade. Item #10401