This is an index into the Pioneer Fund files which are currently
available on The Skeptic Tank (818) 335-9601 for download.
Last update: 30/August/1995, 10:20 a.m.
PION01 TXT "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.
PION02 TXT THE NEW YORK TIMES - Sunday, December 11, 1977
Fund Backs Controversial Study of 'Racial Betterment'
by Grace Lichtenstein
PION03 TXT Following is a transcript of the ABC World News
Tonight story on The Bell Curve and the Pioneer Fund.
It aired November 22, 1994.
PION04 TXT Details about players within the Pioneer Fund and
the various racist organizations which have ties to
it either through membership or financial support.
PION05 TXT November 3, 1994, LA TImes Thursday, Home Edition
COLUMN LEFT/ ALEXANDER COCKBURN
In Honor of Charlatans and Racists; 'The Bell Curve'
pays tribute to some of history's most notorious
PION06 TXT The North American Right Wing and The Pioneer Fund -
WACL nexus of characters. This is a list of various
individuals within the racist organization.
PION07 TXT Copyright 1994/The Times Mirror Company Los Angeles
Times November 6, 1994, Sunday, Home Edition
Both Sides Air Ads on Prop. 187
AD WATCH. Campaign '94. One in an occasional series
October 27, 1994, Thursday, Valley Edition
Dispute Flares Over Planned Radio Spots for Prop. 187
BYLINE: PAUL FELDMAN; TIMES STAFF WRITER
PION08.TXT Daniel R. Vining, Jr., Associate Professor, Population
Studies Center, suggests that the Pioneer Fund isn't a
threat and tries to divert the harsh light of exposure
from the Pioneer Fund to the Ford Foundation.
PION09.TXT Harry F. Weyher, President of the Pioneer Fund, states
outright that his organization isn't racist, that it
doesn't finance racist political agendas, and that it
supports scientific inquiry. The facts state otherwise.
PION10.TXT Daniel R. Vining, Jr., Associate Professor, Population
Studies Center, further defends his receipt of funds
from the Pioneer Fund (which he states has been some
$200,000 over 15 years.)
PION11.TXT Judith Rodin states that her University will continue
to support Daniel R. Vining's right to solicit and use
research funding from whatever source they wish.
PION12.TXT Book Review by Richard M. Ebeling. The Nazi Connection:
Eugenics, American Racism, and German National Socialism
by Stefan Kuhl (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994)
166 pages; $22.00.
PION13.TXT The New York Times Book Review (10/16/94) ran a lengthy
piece that had a simple message: It's all right to
believe that some races are genetically inferior to