Date: Wed, 15 Feb 1995 16:21:46 -0800
From: Nathan Newman
Subject: Pioneer Fund, 187 and Eugenics
The Pioneer Fund and Proposition 187, partners in repressive legislation.
Question: What do the following interrlated things have in common?
1) Proposition 187 on the California Ballot: The Illegal Immigrants Law?
2) Oliver J. North, the current Va. Senatorial candidate and convicted felon?
3) The current book: "The Bell Curve" by Chas. Murray and Richard Hernnstein?
4) Adolph Hitler's Laws against the Prevention of Hereditarily Ill Progeny?
5) Numerous acts of Civil Rights violence during the 1960's and 1970's?
6) William Shockley's studies on the alleged genetic inferiority of blacks?
7) The Lynchburg Colony in Va. where over 8,000 were involuntarily sterilized?
8) All of the successful Senate campaigns of North Carolina Sen. Jesse Helms.
9) The attempted takeover of CBS in 1985 led by Jesse Helms and Thomas Ellis.
10) The violent strike busting tactics that occurred at J.P. Stevens in N.C.?
11) American Mercury, the anti-everything Birchite magazine of Liberty Lobby?
12) Human Events, the reactionary right-wing publication of the 40's and 50's?
13) International Association for the Advancement of Eugenics and Ethnology?
14) The McCarran-Walter Act, the McCarran-Wood Act, the Taft-Hartley Act?
15) The character assassination plot against Alger T. Hiss by Nathaniel Weyl?
16) Pogroms by Joseph McCarthy, HUAC and Senate Internal Security Committees?
17) The plot to terminate with prejudice the President of the United States?
18) The Liberty Lobby, the John Birch Society and the Constitution Party?
Answer: They ALL received funding, either partly or completely, from:
"THE PIONEER FUND", an IRS tax-exempt foundation and trust, still located
in New York City which was begun in 1937 and was recently mentioned
prominently in a book by German Prof. Stefan Kuhl, called "The Nazi
Connection" published by The Oxford University Press in 1994. The Pioneer
Fund was also the subject of a magazine article in Rolling Stone Magazine
on October, 20, 1994 and The New Republic's "Race and IQ" issue which
discussed "The Bell Curve". The founder of the Pioneer Fund, Wickliffe P.
Draper, was a reactionary Hitler supporter who also funded numerous other
anti-immigration, anti-union, anti- minority, anti-feminist, anti-Semitic
and anti-United Nations efforts during his long lifetime. Wickliffe
Draper permitted one of the original house organs of The Liberty Lobby,
called American Mercury, to be published using his funding at 250 West
57th Street in New York City as the editorial offices during the early
1960's and also financed Frank C. Hanighen's reactionary publication
called Human Events from Hanighen's Georgetown townhouse at 4745 Reservoir
Road, Washington, D.C. during the period from 1944-1964, when Hanighen
Question: What do you get when you combine:
1) a reclusive multi-millionaire from Hopedale, Massachusetts, Wickliffe
P. Draper, whose uncle was a former Governor of the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts, (Eben S. Draper 1900-1906) and another relative, Leverett
Saltonstall, and a distant cousin, was Massachusets Governor then Senator
during 1940- 1960's...
2) ...with a private foundation which still exists today in New York City,
whose current president is Harry F. Weyher, that believes in such Hitler
era concepts as "involuntary sterilization", and "racial betterment and
improvement of the master race" through "elimination of all hereditary
undesirables" whose founders helped Goebbels and Hitler write the German
laws on the "Prevention of Hereditarily Ill Progeny" which led to the
3) ... and a cast of some of the most nefarious and sinister of characters
representing some of the most racist believers in "White Aryan Supremacy",
anti-Civil Rights legislation and violent actions in order to prevent
de-segregation from becoming a reality like Sen. Jesse Helms, Sen. James
Eastland, Francis E. Walter, Richard Arens and John B. Trevor, Jr. whose
father was responsible for causing alien and sedition charges to be
brought against his comrades on The American Coalition of Patriotic
Societies during World War II?
Answer: Perhaps one of the highest impact stories of this, or any other
decade, in the current century. See: article in recent issue of Rolling
Stone magazine, dated October 20, 1994, p. 106-114 called Academia's Dirty
Little Secret: "Professors of Hate" about The Pioneer Fund, and also the
New York Times article of December 11, 1977 on page 76, by Grace
Lichtenstein, ocalled: "Private Foundation believes in concept of Racial
Betterment" which describes the associations of Ronald Reagan, Sen. James
Eastland and Sen. Jesse Helms with The Pioneer Fund, the ultra fascist
World Anti- Communist League, the House Un-American Activities Committee
and Billy James Hargis' Christian Crusade as well as John B. Trevor's
American Vigilante Intelligence Federation founded jointly with Harry S.
These articles and the book barely scratch the TIP of the iceberg in
this deeply rooted and all pervasive story which spans over 3 generations
of like minded Hitler collaborators, supporters and Nazi sympathizers.
These same people are now backing candidate Oliver J. North in the
Virginia Senate race.
This organization, The Pioneer Fund has sponsored research by none
other than pseudo academics like William B. Shockley, "Inherent
Inferiority of Minorities", Arthur Jensen, "Genetics is the only
determinant of Intelligence", and J. Phillippe Rushton "Brain size has an
effect on determination of native born intelligence".
The current incarnation of these theses can be revisited in the
controversial new book called: "The Bell Curve" by Charles Murray and
But the REAL story lies in the association of the Fund with racialist
Senator Jesse Helms' former campaign manager in 1972, Thomas F. Ellis, who
today serves on The Council for National Policy with none other than
Senatorial candidate Oliver J. North of Virginia. Thomas F. Ellis was on
the Board of Directors of The Pioneer Fund from 1973-1977, until he was
exposed in The New York Times article of 12/11/77. Ellis was also
President of The Council For National Policy in Baton Rouge, LA. in
1982-1983 and remains a member of this most surreptitious, conspiratorial
and nefarious organization to this day along with Oliver J. North, Nelson
Bunker Hunt, Jesse Helms and Marion G. "Pat" Robertson. The Fund also
sponsored election campaigns for former Senator James O. Eastland of
Mississippi, (deceased) and Rep. Francis E. Walter of Pennsylvania
(deceased), the notorious McCarthyites and racists who were the respective
chairmen of the Senate Internal Security Subcommitee and the House
Committee on Un-American Activities, a/k/a H.U.A.C.
Ironic, is it not, that it will ultimately be proven that they were the
ones in fact most guilty of continuously promulgating un-American
activities, attitudes and actions while consorting with some of the worst
fascists, and neo-Nazis in the history of America. Oliver J. North
associations' during the Iran-Contra events with Tom Posey, who is a
neo-nazi follower of Art Jones America First group in Chicago should
disqualify him from serious consideration as a Senator of the United
States of America for all eternity. Two of Art Jones' followers attended
the JFK conference in Dallas and Providence in 1993.
There are some other researchers and investigative reporters who have
definitively associated the Pioneer Fund and the nefarious crew who
received financing from the Fund with an infamous political assassination
of the 1960's of a well known and respected elected leader. Proving this
association has been the most arduous of tasks, but the end is in sight.
That assassination involved President John F. Kennedy.
The Draper Corporation, formerly a thriving textile operation and the
largest worldwide manufacturer of automated textile loom equipment during
the 20th Century was purchased by Colonel Willard F. Rockwell of Boston,
Massachusetts on behalf of Rockwell-Standard, an aerospace, military and
defense contractor, in 1967 at a greatly inflated price, almost
$100,000,000 for the Draper family holdings. The announcement of the
proposed merger appeared in the New York Times Index on 3/22/67. When you
look up the article in the NY Times Index, you will be amazed to see the
indexed entry that is actually present there:
Mr 22, 6 1:1 which decomposes to: 3 22 6 1:1 which contains the 11/22/63
date when President John F. Kennedy was actually assassinated, only
The attempt at entering the diversified textile markets by an
aerospace contractor failed of course, as expected, and the entire company
was sold in pieces during the next 10-12 years for undisclosed prices, but
at a quite substantial loss for Rockwell-Standard which later became
Rockwell International, one of the largest defense contractors and a
Recently released information from the CIA files regarding the
presence of a "deliberately inflated missile gap" only lends additional
credence to these arguments. During a conference held at the JFK School
of Government at Harvard University on December 4, 1994 both of the
Rockwell missile systems, the MX missiles in the early 1960's and the
Minuteman missiles around the late 1970's were cited for being used as
prime examples of deliberate distortion on the part of both Air Force
intelligence and the CIA in order to assure additional funding for these
The Draper division of Rockwell was later discarded at a nominal
value by Rockwell International between 1976 and 1980. The net loss which
was over $70 million dollars was, of course, made up by later greatly
inflating the value of aerospace contracts. Rockwell has since been
indicted or accused SEVEN times, during the 70's and the 80's of huge cost
over-runs on projects ranging from the Apollo astronauts rocket booster
programs, the MX Missile Program, the Space Shuttle, the Minuteman
Missiles and several other projects.
The Draper Company Town, which was known as the "birthplace of the
Industrial Revolution" is Hopedale, MA., well reknowned as the "model
company town" and the FIRST company town in the history of the Industrial
Revolution in the U.S.A. It is only about 25 miles from the Lexington
Battle Green which is where the first shots were fired by the Minutemen
which began the American Revolution. Three of Wickliffe Draper's direct
relatives marched to Lexington from the Hopedale, MA area and actually
fought as Minutemen on the Lexington Battle Green. They actually fired
the "shots heard round the world" in Lexington in 1776 and later, his
nefarious associates participated in the next round of "shots heard round
the world" in Dallas, TX on November 22, 1963. Which series of shots
heard round the world had a more profound effect on our history, do you
believe, the first American Revolution or the second?
When you hear WHY the Drapers and the Draper Corporation were chosen
for what I believe to be the most massive illegal kickback or payback
program of the 1960s and 1970s, you will not be able to believe your ears
or be able to comprehend the immensity of what your mind will be telling
you. The evidence is fully supportive of this thesis and can be
independently verified whenever required. Check out the "Richard
Giesbrecht" incident in the current JFK literature which is available from
Dr. Jerry Rose, State College at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY 14063. Draper's
company and some eventual members of the World Anti-Communist League and
other international neo-nazi and quasi- fascist organizations from both
Canada and Australia were also involved with this meeting that took place
in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in February of 1964. Richard L. Giesbrecht
himself 'solved' what he described as the mysterious identities of the
meeting's participants and left enough clues for anyone else to retrace
his steps. I have been able to determine their identities.
Rockwell International is the company that was also in the news
recently regarding the National Reconaissance Office complex in Northern
Virginia which was apparently being built without the knowledge of the
Congressional Budget Office, the Senate Intelligence Committee or anyone
else in Congress. It is a top secret spy satellite installation which was
originally developed to obstruct the previously large Russian and
Communist threats from the Cold War. Their corporate logo was the one
chosen to appear as a cover for the building which was being
surreptitiously constructed in Chantilly, Virginia. The cornerstone at
the entrance to the office park read: "Rockwell International" when in
fact it was to become the headquarters for the Pentagon's secretive
National Reconnaissance Office, as the spy satellite headquarters. The
address used while the Chantilly building was being built was the
Richardson, Texas offices of Collins Radio, another division of Rockwell
The Charles Stark Draper Labs at MIT were also involved with the
Apollo rocket booster programs and Charles Draper, who died in 1987, is
circuitously related to Wickliffe P. Draper but in a somewhat more distant
capacity than Eben S. Draper or Leverett Saltonstall, both of whom were
former Governors of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts during the 20th
Century. The saga of the Charles Start Draper Labs is described in the
book "Inventing Accuracy" by the MIT Press written about 12 years ago.
This is a MAJOR Massachusetts and National story with incredible
implications and is the sort of stuff that Pulitzer Prizes were actually
intended for when Joseph Pulitzer created them during the Depression era,
I believe. Failure to investigate this story will only make you look
somewhat foolish and guarantee that you will be scooped by everyone else.
These former World Chairmen of the World Anti-Communist League, (WACL)
and former Presidents of The Council For National Policy, whose meetings
Jesse Helms attended from their respective inception and forward to the
present, are high up on my list of suspects in complicity to perform a
ritualized character assassination on President John F. Kennedy and
perhaps much, much worse. Some of them have been identified as
Iran-Contra principals as well.
Former World Chairmen of the ultra-Fascist World Anti-Communist League:
Ray Steiner Cline, former D.D.O. in the CIA, Dr. Roger Pearson, formerly
of Queens College in Charlotte, N.C., a Helms associate and confidante and
a recipient of over $1,000,000 in Pioneer Fund grants over the last 20
years, Yaroslaw Stetsko, a Waffen SS officer in the 14th Galician division
in the Ukraine, and Maj. General John K. Singlaub, who was removed by
President Jimmy Carter as head of United Nations forces in South Korea
just like Douglas A. MacArthur was by President Truman in the early
1950's. The battle for dominance of Foreign Policy and military defense
budgets and the actual terms of the defense procurement process between
the Military and the Executive/Congressional branches of Government has
once again been thrust into the forefront for our analysis and discussion.
It will be a controversial topic for the balance of this ending millennium
and well into the Third Millenium. If we as citizens can not wrest
control of this process from the Pentagon and their allies in the Senate
and House we will all be destined to live under the aegis of a combined
alliance among the Pentagon, the Aerospace and the Defense contractors
which was a product of our own creation. It is roughly equivalent to a
Frankenstein monster gone wild. The acronym chosen for this
Pentagon-Aerospace-Defense alliance, PAD, was intended to be indicative of
the foremost tactic within their arsenal of weapons. They PAD their
development estimates and contracts, PAD their analysis of the missile
gap, PAD their pockets and that of the defense contractors, PAD their
requests for defense budgets and PAD their assessments of the threats
which may be emanating from adversaries, real or imagined, friend or foe,
domestic or foreign, planetary or inter-planetary. Remember that the
Frankenstein monster was just a completely misunderstood soul created by
an associate of Dr. Josef Mengele, the race eugenicist who was attempting
to improve on the master race using macabre human engineering. The
combination of Josef Mengele and Dr. Frankenstein in America was none
other than Wickliffe P. Draper of Hopedale, Massachusetts.
Former Presidents of The Council for National Policy:
Nelson Bunker Hunt, Thomas F. Ellis, Marion G. "Reverend Pat" Robertson
and currently, Edwin A. Meese, former staff director for President Ronald
Former members of The American Security Council of The Liberty Lobby:
Maj. General Charles A. Willoughby, fired by President Truman during Korea
just before General Douglas A. MacArthur was sacked, Maj. General Edwin A.
Walker, fired by President John F. Kennedy for his "pro-Blue" programs in
West Germany, James J. Angleton, who utilized his "Honetel 14" program in
his attempt to rip the CIA asunder internally and scatter it to into the
winds, Robert Morris, former McCarthyite and patriarch of every right-wing
"End Liberal Bias" Is CBS Takeover Aim (by the Jesse Helms/Thomas Ellis
crew) The Washington Post February 17, 1985, p. E-3
Academia's Dirty Secret: "Professors of Hate", by Adam Miller
Rolling Stone Magazine, October 20, 1994 p. 106-112
"Helms Controlled Money Machine Bankrolling Fairness in Media"
The Washington Post, Thomas Edsall and David Vise, March 31, 1985,
"Fund Backs Controversial Study of Racial Betterment" Grace Lichtenstein
The New York Times, December 11, 1977, page 76
The Nazi Connection, Professor Stepan Kuhl, published by Oxford University
Oxford University Press, (London and New York, 1994)
"Race vs. IQ", the continuing controversy over 'The Bell Curve' The New
Republic, October 31, 1994, entire magazine devoted to the subject
"IQ, Is It Destiny?", Newsweek Magazine, October 24, 1994 subtitled: "A
Hard Look at a Controversial New Book on Race, Class and Success"
"Pioneer Fund is primary source for backing of Proposition 187 in
California" Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle, various
articles, October, 1994"