"As to the Chemical-Biology building, we hope very much that Mr. Norman Church will make provisions so that we can start work
on it in the near future. As Kirkwood has no doubt told you, Mr. Church has pledged himself to provide $1,500,000 for a Chemical-Biology
building....It was the greatest good fortune, indeed, that he offered this gift just at the time when the Rockefeller gift
Lee DuBridge. Letter to Linus Pauling. May 24, 1948.
"To my surprise, I recieved the Nobel Peace Prize. I was at my home here in Salmon Creek, and I got back to Pasadena a couple
of days later, and I was shown a copy of the Los Angeles Times where the president of the institute, Lee DuBridge said, 'It's
really remarkable that any person should get two Nobel prizes, but there is much difference of opinion about the value of
the work that Professor Pauling has been doing.' That's the work for world peace, you know. Well, I thought, that's a little
too much so I decided to resign from the institute....DuBridge's statement caused me to make that decision."
Linus Pauling. "An Interview with Linus Pauling." Chemistry Education, 73, 1 (January 1996): 29-32. April 1, 1994.
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