"Is there any means known to man more effective than war, assuming you want to alter the life of an entire people? At the end of the year, they came to the conclusion that there was no more effective means to that end known to man. So, then they raised question number two, and the question was, “How do we involve the United States in a war?”"
Rene A. Wormser
Chief Counsel to the Reece Committee, which investigated the power and influence of Tax Exempt Foundations during the 1950’s
Summarization of the Minutes of the meetings of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s Board of Directors for 1908 and 1909, scrutinized by Miss Kathryn Casey, sent by Norman Dodd, Director of Research for the Reece Committee set up by Congress to investigate the tax-exempt foundations. Rene Wormser was the counsel for the Reece Committee who, after the Committee’s report was suppressed, wrote a book about the tax-exempt foundations and the Carnegie Endowment in which he noted
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