Étienne-Émile Baulieu

The Generation of the Pill Publication date : May 1, 1990

After meeting Gregory Pincus, the inventor of the pill , E. Baulieu, a young researcher and hormone specialist, found himself at the heart of one of society s most burning controversies: contraception. This is his story; his own contribution to contraception, RU 486, the first contragestive pill, and his reflections on the ethical debate it provoked.