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differences. And I said to my wife, “Why don't you work with Otto
Kleinberg and Gardner Murphy?”
She said, “Mn-mm, that's too easy. I want to work with
the man who has these racial attitudes.” And she worked with Garrett,
and she made him accept her as a student. The only thing that he
didn't do was to recommend her for Sigma
You said that she was accepted as a PhD candidate?
And insisted upon Garrett being her major professor. She
did her dissertation with Garrett.
What was the subject of her dissertation?
“Factors in Intelligence.” She did a factor analysis. She
was a math major before I converted her to psychology, but she always
continued an interest in quantifiable aspects.
Perhaps we should here have a footnote comment -- just what
were Henry Garrett's basic, what was his basic orientation?
His basic orientation was that whites were inherently and
genetically superior to blacks. Or, to put it the way he liked to put
it, that the blacsk were genetically inferior. And he was pre-Shockley.
Garrett was famous up to the time he died, -- he got
worse as he got older -- he was taken or brought as an expert
witness.... (off tape)
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