Corpus ID: 147334215

A History of Ageism since 1969

@inproceedings{Achenbaum2015AHO,
  title={A History of Ageism since 1969},
  author={W. Andrew Achenbaum},
  year={2015}
}
Ageism predated Robert Butler, and remains in effect to this day.The term "ageism" was coined in 1969 by Robert N. Butler, M.D., then a 42-year-old psychiatrist who (among his other civic and age-focused advocacy responsibilities) headed the District of Columbia Advisory Committee on Aging. In partnership with the National Capital Housing Authority (NCHA), Butler used the term "age-ism" during a Washington Post interview conducted by then cub reporter Carl Bernstein. The Post story, "Age and… Expand
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