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goes back and looks at that article, one would find that problems of the relationship between what we call now blacks and Jews existed then but took different forms. If I were to write one today, which I won't, I would just point out the differences in the manifestations of problems in relationships between blacks and Jews. One that would be obviously influenced by the civil rights struggle in which, in the early stages of the civil rights struggle, Jews were allies with black civil rights organizations, and in the last decade or so, the alliance sort of came apart. But the problems of relationship between black and Jews are not new ones by an means. Manifestations of the problems are different. It would be interesting if you could get hold of my article in 1946 Commentary. I no longer write about this problem or enter discussions. I turn down invitation after invitation. They no longer come to me. I don't think I've had any invitations to join discussions, or symposia, or seminars on black-Jewish relations anymore.


Well, for instance, if you had been invited to the one I cited in Washington, the forum one, would you decline that invitation?


Oh, sure. I have a standing policy of not accepting these invitations. I haven't accepted an invitation on that issue in the last four or five years. I haven't accepted an invitation since the Andy Young, U.N. problem.


Incidentally, you may have covered this earlier, but Andy Young's in effect dismissal, but officially the cause for his resignation was

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