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Participants at Princeton Station.
Participants at Princeton Station, New Jersey, 1955.


Charles Galton Darwin
British physicist Charles Galton Darwin (grandson of the author of "On the Origin of Species") was among the eminent scientists at the Princeton meeting.
"Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth" was the second international symposium sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation. Held in Princeton, New Jersey from June 16-22, 1955, and over three years in development, 'Ma