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continue to supply the majority of Foreign Service officers.
However, an increasing percentage of minorities from
schools other than the Ivy League schools will be brought into the
Foreign Service, because they're needed. More and more minorities
are needed, and theye are not enough minorities in the Ivy League
or similar schools who are not being pulled into other competing
careers and professions.
Well, this is a nice thing to talk about, because it removes
me from my emotional involvement, puts me in a kind of a more
What other governmental commissions have you served on
that you've not mentioned?
Either federal or state, any level.
More federal ones -- I've been involved in NEW, on some
of their panels, which were not particularly interesting to me anyway
They were kind of la review of proposals and stuff like that. NIMH,
and I enjoyed writing a blistering letter, after the Christmas
bombings, withdrawing from that. Apparently I like to withdraw from
things. State Commission on Youth, I'm a founding member of that.
Urban Development Corporation. And Regents, of course.
Any particular experiences on any of these others come
to your mind right now?
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