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York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank).
Oral history interview with Herbert F. York, 2008 April 24.
Topics include: Berkeley Radiation Laboratory; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Manhattan Project; classification and declassification issues; use of computers; reminiscences about colleagues, including Edward Teller, Norris Bradbury, Howard Morland, Keith Brueckner, John von Neumann, Stirling Colgate.
York (b. 1921) worked on the Manhattan Project, directed the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, and served as nuclear arms advisor to Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter. After helping to found the new campus of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) at La Jolla and serving as its first chancellor, he remained at UCSD as a professor of physics, dean of graduate studies, and from 1983 as director of the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation. He has an active role in arms control negotiations.
Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997.
Brueckner, Keith A.
Colgate, Stirling
Morland, Howard.
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957.
York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank).
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Security classification (Government documents) -- United States.
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Wellerstein, Alex interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA