Watson Reconsiders 'Rosy'

In an interview, James Watson addresses his negative characterization of Rosalind Franklin in The Double Helix.

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It is good that the

It is good that the misunderstanding seems to have been cleared up in this edition. Highlighting the negative role of senior administrator in blocking free communication among colleagues serves to illustrate an important lesson besides undoing the damage to image of sensitive scientists.

If memory serves, there were

If memory serves, there were the structural obstacles working against Franklin at the time, as well. For example, as a woman, she was not allowed to eat in the faculty dining room.