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Heiskell:

Yes. And he'd had no association with Harvard whatsoever. None! He'd never been to school, either the Graduate School or to an advanced what-have-you school, and he's been the most diligent, faithful, energetic, generous overseer that you can imagine. So that gives me a certain satisfaction. And he's gotten enormous pleasure out of doing it. He's been chairman of the visiting committee of the Kennedy School, and I think of the Design School at one point or another.

Yes, I like wearing the top hat and the tail, the swallow-tail for graduation. I'll show you a picture of myself in that.

Q:

Okay. We could, you know, if you--as you think of things, we could come back to it any time.

Heiskell:

Sure.

Q:

If I'm not wrong, the other college you've been very involved with is Bennington. Is that correct?

Heiskell:

Yes.

Q:

So why won't you start talking about that. How did you get involved?

Heiskell:

Well, that was a long time ago. That must have been--oh, around 1967, 1968, maybe earlier--1965? 1966?. I got involved for a very silly reason. There was a man at the Ford Foundation, Shep



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