Describes recent accomplishments of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Research Council. Includes a passage on the significant increase of membership among "women and blacks" on NRC committees, but notes,…
Acknowledgement for receipt of an issue of "Chemistry" containing Benfey's account of Woodward's vitamin B12 work.
Concerns Corey's favorable comments on Stodola's azoamide reaction.
Westheimer expresses gratitude for being included in the dedication of a book authored by Benfey.