Indiana University Bloomington

Much to do, and he did it all of his life

Chuck Bonser, Dean Emeritus School of Public and Environmental Affairs

published online by The Bloomington Herald-Times, March 21, 2000

My wife Nancy and I are now wintering in Florida, but we learned last night about the passing of Herman Wells. I was one of the young administrators in the late 1960s and 1970s that the chancellor took the trouble to counsel.

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Excerpt from Americans All: Good Neighbor Cultural Diplomacy in World War II

by Darlene J Sadlier

Published by University of Texas Press, December 2012

Making Good Neighbors at Home

Although there was no question of the need to promote Good Neighbor activities in the U.S., the Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs (CIAA) was slow to establish the agency’s “U.S. Program,” which was finally announced by Wallace K. Harrison in a February 4, 1942 memo to the CIAA Executive Staff.

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