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Page 1Letter from Linus Pauling to Warren Weaver. October 5, 1944.
Pauling writes to partly in agreement with Weaver's skepticism toward the large-scale post-war program of protein research
that Pauling had previously outlined. Though he does not feel that it will be too difficult to recruit a large and well-trained
corps of scientific assistants, Pauling does grant that the proposal might benefit from some measure of scaling back. That
said, Pauling feels very strongly that the protein-structure determination tools that have been developed in recent years
at Caltech are very powerful and, if marshaled intensively, could efficiently produce a large and important body of work. Transcript.
Creator: Linus Pauling
Recipient: Warren Weaver
Associated: Robert Corey, Rockefeller Foundation, Henry B. Bull, Verner Schomaker
Date: October 5, 1944
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