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in psychology and his
MD. And Murray had done some work in psychopharmacological control of human temperament,
and thank God, he was 100 percent with me. He came and visited with me, and gave me some
of his reprints.
Delgado, obviously Delgado would be on my side, because of the work he is pursuing on
electrical stimulation of various parts of the brain, as this affects mood and temperament
and what not.
By the way, Delgado has left Yale and gone to Spain, and I think that the problem that
I'm discussing, you know, his work played and the reception or the reactions to it,
--(this was) a factor in Delgado's decision to leave the United States for Spain. I really
believe it, although he never came right out and said it-- there were hints, in the few
notes I received from him after, that would suggest that --
Anyway, that's interesting. You know.
Curiously enough, in many ways, it was as exciting a part of my life as my involvement in
the Brown decision. And even as I say that to you, I think that part of the shock and
surprise, on the part of my colleagues, and maybe a good deal of their criticism, stems
from the fact that I did not use the occasion of the presidential address to re-hash the
Brown decision, or to talk about race, or civil rights. I think that many of my
colleagues, consciously or not, were shocked and disturbed, that the first black president
of the American Psychological Association broke the expectations, you know, of the topic
that is reserved for blacks.
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