Letter from Frances Bacus to Marshall W. Nirenberg
Marshall Nirenberg's fame brought him many different types of requests from the public. In this letter, journalist Frances
Bacus requests any information that Nirenberg might have on the genetic basis of racial characteristics, or stereotypes.
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1971-12-03 (December 3, 1971)
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Courtesy of Marshall W. Nirenberg.
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I am writing an article for ADAM magazine titled "Your Race and Your Intellect". Have you done any research in your
department that would have a bearing on this subject genetically or otherwise? For instance, are Scotsmen really thrifty,
Indians loyal, Frenchmen sexy?
Could you tell me where I could get information that would show race to be a factor in crime rate, intelligence, personality,
alcoholism, drug addiction, or any other life pattern that would be of interest to ADAM magazine readers?