Reminiscences of Robert N. Butler : oral history, 2006.
|Creator: ||Butler, Robert N., 1927-2010||Project: ||Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 115 p. sound recordings: 4 CD-ROMs (75; 89 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Founder and director, International Longevity Center.
Scope and Contents
B.A., Columbia University, 1949; M.D., Columbia University, 1953; motivation for studying issues of aging; creation of the International Longevity Center [ILC] in New York and Japan and Atlantic Philanthropies ' [AP] contribution/support; reflection on AP's change of direction, spend down policy, and its interaction with grantees, and grant administration; impressions of the AP staff, board members and advisors; efforts and struggles to raise awareness about aging/longevity, including securing adequate resources, problems of ageism, quality of care, etc.; relationship with Charles F. Feeney and Raymond L. Handlan
Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.