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This Week in History

July 23, 1969

Frank Black-White Dialogue Is Feature of Two-Day NIH Conference on EEO

Officials meet to discuss topic of race

Assistant DHEW Secretary James Farmer is escorted by Dr. Robert Q. Marston, NIH Director, into the first plenary session of the NI H Directors Seminar on Equal Employment Opportunity held July 9-10 at Airlie House near Warrenton, Va.

Photo: Tom Joy

More than 50 persons from all major segments of NIH went to Airlie House, near Warrenton, Va., July 9-10 for a frank black-white discussion. The occasion was the NIH Directors Seminar on Equal Employment Opportunity, the first such seminar to be held.