In 1945, H. J. Muller was in deep financial difficulty. He had burned many bridges during his career. He had a young wife, a two year old daughter, and a notice in hand that he would be losing his job. He was 56 years old and had not accumulated any savings. He had moved around too much to have vested in any pensions.
His only real hope was his long term relationship with patrons from the Rockefeller …read more