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Mange, Phillip, 1925-
Oral history interview with Phillip Mange, 2002 December 30 and 2003 March 25.
Interview discusses: his family life and childhood, Kalamazoo High School and historic Chenery Auditorium; attended Kalamazoo College, drafted into Army; in charge of communications station outside of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; returned for physics degree at Kalamazoo College; attended graduate school at Pennsylvania State University; finished Ph.D. and worked in Ionosphere Lab, with Marcel Nicolet as thesis advisor; joins Nicolet in IGY Office in Brussels, 1955.
Work in IGY Brussels office (1955-1957); then Washington DC IGY (U.S. National Committee) office. Barcelona conference and Lloyd Berkner (1956); National Academy of Science, program officer (1957-1959); Hugh Odishaw; scientific meetings in Moscow (1958), Leningrad (1970); International Geophysical Year; Fred Singer; Naval Research Laboratory (1959-1993); working with Herb Friedman; UV observation program; Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI); significant publications; political and religious beliefs.
Born June 5, 1925.
Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967
Friedman, Herbert, 1916-2000
Mange, Phillip, 1925-
Nicolet, Marcel
Odishaw, Hugh
Singer, S. Fred (Siegfried Fred), 1924-
International Geophysical Year -- Belgium.
International Geophysical Year -- United States.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Pennsylvania State University.
United States. Office of Naval Research
Ionosphere -- Research.
Strategic Defense Initiative
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Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
Korsmo, Fae interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA