May Brenner on Academic Celebrities
  May Brenner     Biography    
Recorded: 14 Jun 2005

…whom I would never have met and whom I would never have thought about meeting. I mean, if I wanted to meet people, I suppose, I would have wanted to meet T.S. Elliott or. I watch them pull on him as though he was a pop star. They pull and they pull on his jacket. They grab hold of him and I’ve seen them do it to Francis, too. I don’t think they enjoy it. But sometimes Odile and I would talk about this and don’t enjoy it. But then after you get enough of it, do you miss it after it’s stopped? If you walked around and people wouldn’t say, aren’t you Francis Crick? Or aren’t you..

May Brenner was married to Sydney Brenner from December 1952 until her death in January 2010. She was engaged in doing a Ph.D. in Psychology in London.