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think Alan Gregg was very influential.
The Rockefellers themselves, by the time
I got into the thing, weren't terribly
personally interested. I never knew John
D. Rockefeller, Jr. at all, and I don't
think that he ever took much personal
interest in precisely what was going on.
I may be wrong on this, but I don't
Had you known Warren Weaver?
Yes, I do know Warren Weaver, and he's a very
Well, his interest does lie in this
Yes, more or less, but his interest is rather
philosophical, you know.
Nelson had been especially interested in South
American affairs, the Point-Four Program
of the Truman Administration, and his
own projects in South America. I was
apprehensive about going to see him,
actually, as I was afraid that he was
now taking the Eisenhower line and would
be on the defensive about increasing
I made an appointment with him on the 4th of
August at 3 o'clock. I talked about 10
minutes on the work of the Museum and
then I started to explain to him how I
came to be interested
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