Uzi Bar-Gadda

Wilson Society was far more interesting and eclectic than the general social scene at Princeton during the late 60s. I was drawn to the diversity of political and scientific opinions of its members who ranged from the far left to the far right! The Vietnam war was raging. We usually gathered around one large black and white TV every evening to watch Walter Cronkite give us the state of the war and world. I remember how grim the world seemed to me. Wilson however offered this wonderful warm cocoon to hang out in, eat meals with friends and relax with the occasional sherry party. We respected each other no matter what our backgrounds or political leanings. I remember wondering why Princeton at the time didn't have similar colleges. I guess they found the right path hopefully lead by Wilson's great example!