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J. Irwin Miller
President of the National Council of Churches USA, 1960-1963
Chief Executive Officer of Cummins Engine Co.
Advisor to presidents. Educator.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

In the search for character and commitment, we must rid ourselves of

"our inherited, even cherished biases and prejudices. Character, ability and intelligence are not concentrated in one sex over the other, nor in persons with certain accents or in certain races or in persons holding degrees from some universities over others. When we indulge ourselves in such irrational prejudices, we damage ourselves most of all and ultimately assure ourselves of failure in competition with those more open and less biased."

J. Irwin Miller

J. Irwin Miller, Xenia Simons Miller, Beauford A. Norris, Dean, President, Professor of Pastoral Theology, 1950-1974, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis.

When Miller was president:

■ John F. Kennedy and
Richard Nixon square off in the first televised presidential debates

Lasers invented

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho
released

■ Berlin Wall Built

■ Peace Corps founded

Soviets launch first man in space

Cuban Missile Crisis

Betty Friedan publishes
The Feminine Mystique

Marilyn Monroe found dead

Andy Warhol exhibits his
Campbell's Soup can

J. Irwin Miller

 


 
 

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