The Professional Communication Society (PCS) was celebrating its own 40th anniversary in 1997 when an article detailing the history and formation of SSP was published in the July/August edition of the IEEE Professional Communication Society Newsletter.
PCS noted at the time that its contributions to the formation of SSP, following a series of unusual PCS conferences in the 1970s, were high on the organization’s list of accomplishments. The write up offers an interesting perspective on the formation and history of SSP.
Read the complete article by Elwood K. Gannett: IEEE PCS Newsletter Volume 41, Number 4.
NOTE: The newsletter was located on the IEEE website and originally available via this link: http://sites.ieee.org/pcs/files/2013/05/julyaugust-1997.pdf