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Charles Vernon Jones, and James Logan Jones Sr+Jr, are going to be critical links of gas pipelines, uranium enrichment, precious metals, and Marc Rich.

Robert Swan Mueller III sure did luck out getting to hold the clipboard of CV Jone's son in Vietnam.
[2] "Belgium International Harvester COrporation"

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Belgian Congo was where the #Shinkolobwe mine was located

And even as of 1955, American/global corporations were eager to control the #uranium in Congo
[3] Revisiting: Guess which company, of all the companies in the world and of all the places to go, focused all of their marketing on a Public Relations / Advertising stunt in Congo in the 1939

"In 1939, #InternationalHarvester was chosen for Commander Gatti's "Jungle Yachts" "
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Mrs. Donald #Barr #Chidsey , 1936

Born Elinor Shirley Stewart

Educated at #Columbia University, early 1930s

Married DB Chidsey 1935-1940 (divrcd 1944)

OSS 1941-1946

Protected #Shinkolobwe from Nazis

#ShirleyChidsey married William #Bridgwater (chief editor Columbia Press)
She was one of the last people to get a book signed by her dear friend F Scott Fitzgerald in 1940 before he died (this is after her return from Tahiti and separation, but on her way to NYC). What was the nature of their relationship ?
[3]Shirley Chidsey [Bridgwater] born in Philadelphia in 1907. She worked as an editor, assisted Charles Nordhoff + James Norman Hall on The Bounty Trilogy (The Mutiny on the Bounty, 1932; Men Against the Sea, 1933; Pitcairn's Island, 1934).

And protected uranium from the Nazis
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