Re: Mead's Daughter

Fred G. Athearn (
30 Jun 1996 00:47:14 -0400

>>>>> "BILLC" == BILLC <> writes:


MC> Margaret Mead & Gregory Bateson's daughter is Mary
MC> Catherine Bateson. She's an interesting writer and
MC> speaker.

BILLC> Interestingly she's a partner with the psychologist
BILLC> who's been called a "spiritualist" by the press in the
BILLC> Hilary Clinton affair.

The flame masters on the other parts of the web have been trying
to paint her and her partner as CIA-linked LSD experimenters.

They also seem to think that this is a good time to go after her
stepfather (painted as a spook for working with the OSS during
WWII) and to go after her mother as follows:

>>>>> "Larry-Jennie" == Larry-Jennie <>
>>>>> writes [in]:

Larry-Jennie> BTW, are you aware that Houston's and Bateson's
Larry-Jennie> mother, Margaret Mead, fabricated from whole
Larry-Jennie> cloth her infamous studies on Samoan culture?

What is the story on this? How can this charge be answered?
What is its source? Any responses available on line?

Fred G. Athearn
Rockingham, VT, USA finger for pgp key (802) 869-2003