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Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004-
Oral History interview with Robert F. Bacher, 1986 February 13.
In this interview Robert Bacher discusses science policy and physicists' involvement in it after World War II through 1970. Topics discussed include: General Leslie Groves; international control of atomic energy; Chauncey Star; Manson Benedict; Report on the International Control of Atomic Energy (AchesonLilienthal Report); Dean Acheson; David Lilienthal; J. Robert Oppenheimer; Charles Thomas; International Atomic Energy Agency; Bernard Baruch; Baruch Proposal; Richard Tolman; Hans Kramers; Dmitri Skobeltsyn; Atomic Energy Commission; Robert Wilson; Cornell University; Sam Goudsmit; Columbia University; I. I. Rabi; Hans Bethe; Roswell Clifton Gibbs; Enrico Fermi; Milton Stanley Livingston; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Willy Higinbotham; Lee DuBridge; California Institute of Technology; Richard Feynman; Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lewis Strauss; William W. Waymack; Sumner Pike; Carroll Wilson; President Harry S. Truman; James Fisk; Office of Naval Research; President Dwight Eisenhower; Jim Killian; Ernest Lawrence; arms control.
Physicist (high energy physics, nuclear energy). Major affiliations: Cornell University, 1935-1949; Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radiation Lab, 1941-1945; Los Alamos Laboratory, 1943-1945; Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1949; California Institute of Technology, 1949-1976 when he became Emeritus Professor of Physics until his death in 2004.
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971
Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004-
Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965.
Benedict, Manson
Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954
Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988
Fisk, James B. (James Brown), 1910-1981.
Gibbs, R. C. (Roswell Clifton), 1878
Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978
Groves, Leslie R., 1896-1970
Higinbotham, William A.
Killian, James Rhyne, 1904-1988
Kramers, Hendrik Anthony, 1894-1952
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958.
Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981
Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley)
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Pike, Sumner T. (Sumner Tucker), . 1891.
Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988
Skobel t s yn, D. V. (Dmitri Vladimirovich), 1892-
Starr, Chauncey
Strauss, Lewis L.
Thomas, Charles Allen, 1900-1982
Tolman, Richard C. (Richard Chace), 1881-1948
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Waymack, W. W. (William Wesley), 1888-1960.
Wilson, Carroll L.
Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000
California Institute of Technology
Columbia University
Cornell University
International Atomic Energy Agency
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
United States. Office of Naval Research
Arms control.
Nuclear energy.
Science and state -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
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