>Robert Lee Moore was described by some friends and colleagues as racist. His friend, H.J. Ettlinger, the Texan jewish professor who helped him on papers, described him as "Nazi-esque", saying: "Every once in a while there'd be something about jews and I'd be, 'But Robert, I'm jewish,' and he was like 'Yes, yes, I don't mean you.' He had a definite Nordic Aryan streak, [the belief] that he was physically, spiritually and creatively superior." According to Ettlinger, in the early 1960s, Moore attacked a mixed-race woman know as Vivienne Malone-Mayes at the University of Texas with a smashed wine glass, saying "I hate black people".