"My sometimes ambivalent feelings toward Linus over the past 40 years would have been
very different if the facts in Hager's book had been more widely known earlier. All
in all, Linus was a very mortal God." James Watson. Letter from James D. Watson to Bob Bender (Vice-President and Senior Editor, Simon
& Schuster) (letterhead of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory). September 27, 1995.