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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 pages sound recordings 4 CD-ROMs (75; 89 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

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


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Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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