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Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to David A. Hamburg pdf (74,760 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to David A. Hamburg
Description:
Item is handwritten. Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (74,760 Bytes)
Date:
1987-12-01 (December 1, 1987)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Hamburg, David A.
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: SAM Science and Man Series
Box Number: 112
Folder Number: 3
Unique Identifier:
BBGGDP
Accession Number:
100
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Writings
SubSeries: Science and Man
Folder: S287b: [Abstract adapted from S287 for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)] (13 February 1988)
Transcript:
DAH.
[stamped, DEC -- 1 1987]
SAP stuff.
Dear David --
I am certainly more than pleased at the decision to proceed. My qualms (if any) are only about the synchrony of our efforts with the presidential cycle We can address that as part of the Commission's own work.
Likewise, how far we address the organization of the Exec. Office of the Pres.
My work on (indeed the very need for) the Ikle-Wohlstatter [sic] strategy commission has impressed that on me! And a sitting president will never (?) appoint such a commission on that subject himself except in dire circumstances -- he might have to follow its advice!
The Murphy Commission may be a useful prototype. And we could reflect on what impact it may have had. Particularly it published 7 volumes of appendices which are commissioned studies,
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[BEGIN PAGE TWO]
reports to it -- not necessarily imprimatur'd.
I happen to have a spare copy of the 1 volume Report.
We surely have a lot more to talk about. See you soon.
Joshua
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