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Scientist says Harvard canceled talk

Letter he sent to Dershowitz cited as possible threat

In a letter published in the Wall Street Journal last week, Robert Trivers compared Alan Dershowitz to a Nazi. In a letter published in the Wall Street Journal last week, Robert Trivers compared Alan Dershowitz to a Nazi. (MICHELE McDONALD/GLOBE STAFF)
By Marcella Bombardieri and Brian Ballou
Globe Staff / May 27, 2007

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An evolutionary biologist from Rutgers University said he was told that a talk he was scheduled to give at Harvard University Friday was canceled because he compared Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz to a Nazi last week in a letter to the editor published in the Wall Street Journal. (Full article: 500 words)

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