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Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007
Oral history interview with Wolfgang Panofsky, 2004 April 7, 8, 9 and May 3.
In this interview Wolfgang Panofsky discusses topics such as: his time at the High Energy Physics Laboratory at Stanford University; Stanford Linear Accelerators Center (SLAC); Atomic Energy Commission (AEC); Edwin McMillan; Burton Richter; running a physical laboratory; Luis Alvarez; the Cold War; University of California, Berkeley; teaching and setting up research projects for graduate students; serving on the President's Science Advisory Committee; Robert Marshak; McCarthyism and House Committee on Un-American Activities; Paul McDaniel; Vietnam War's effect; working with Chinese physicists; Frank Oppenheimer; Department of Energy; safety measures in the laboratories; arms control; Marvin Goldberger; JASON group; Richard Garwin; John Holdren.
Physicist. Director of High Energy Physics Laboratory at Stanford University, 1953-1961; Director of Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, 1961-1984.
Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988
Garwin, Richard L.
Goldberger, Marvin L.
Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992
McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-
Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985
Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007
Richter, Burton, 1931-
JASON Defense Advisory Group
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.
Stanford University
Stanford University. Department of Physics
Stanford University. High Energy Physics Laboratory.
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities
United States. Department of Energy fast
United States. President's Science Advisory Committee
University of California, Berkeley
Arms control
Cold War
Physical laboratories.
Physical laboratories -- Administration.
Physics -- Study and teaching
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
China -- Relations -- United States -- History.
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Paris, Elizabeth,, interviewer.
Deken, Jean Marie, 1953-, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA