Birth Control: For Zero Growth

BIRTH CONTROL

This is the week when the 200 millionth U.S. citizen will be born; demographers fix the time and day at 11 a.m., Nov. 20. For the past several weeks, population planners have been leading up to the statistical moment with major birth-control news. In London, the International Planned Parenthood Federation announced last week that its 1968 budget would be $6,500,000, double that of 1967 and six times the amount it spent in 1965. Almost simultaneously, the Manhattan-based Population Council reported that family-planning efforts in Taiwan and South Korea had met with...

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