Norman Dodd was a banker/bank manager, who worked as a financial advisor and served as chief investigator in 1953 for U.S. Congressman B. Carroll Reece Special Committee on Tax Exempt Foundations; he was primarily known for his controversial investigation into tax-exempt foundations. He provided evidence that the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and Carnegie
Endowment were using funds excessively on projects at Columbia, Harvard,
Chicago University and the University of California, in order to enable
The content discussed in this interview are based off of verbatim notes written by Katherine Casey, a then-practicing attorney in Washington who was also a member of Mr. Dodd's staff, from the minute book of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Carnegie Endowment - a foreign-policy think tank dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States.
Minute Book - Binder or bound book containing permanent and detailed record of the deliberations of, and resolutions adopted at, a firm's official meetings.