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Garwin, Richard L.
Audio and video interviews about the life and work of Richard Garwin, 2004-2012.
This collection consists of audio recordings and corresponding transcripts for interviews of Harold Agnew, Paul Doty, Charles "Bert" Fowler, Edward Frieman, John "Mike" Cornwall, Malvin Ruderman, Jeffrey Garwin, Lois Garwin, Richard Garwin, Murray Gell-Mann, Marvin "Murph" Goldberger, Marguerite Goldfarb, Ralph Gomory, Gerald Holton, Jonathan Katz, Carl Kaysen, Robert Kohler, Conrad Longmire, Richard Muller, Walter Munk, W. K. H. "Pief" Panofsky, Norman Ramsey, Jack Ruina, and Herbert York, conducted by Daniel Ford. It also includes video interviews with Harold Agnew, Luis Bettencourt, Robert Budnitz, Jonathan Katz, Harris Mayer, Walter Munk, Per Peterson, William Press, Roy Schwitters, and Frank von Hippel conducted by Richard Breyer and Anand Kamalakar for their 2014 documentary, "Garwin: The Movie." In these interviews, the subjects discuss the life and work of physicist Richard Garwin.
Richard Garwin (1928-). Physicist; received Ph.D. in 1949, University of Chicago under Enrico Fermi. On Fermi's invitation, Garwin went to Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1950. At this time appointed faculty position at University of Chicago. According to Edward Teller, was instrumental in creating the first hydrogen bomb. In 1952 Garwin joined IBM's Watson Laboratory at Columbia University in a research capacity (until 1970), while consulting at Los Alamos and for the U.S. government on issues of military technology and arms control. Also an adjunct professor in physics at Columbia University, and a professor of public policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Member of the President's Science Advisory Committee, the Defense Science Board, and the National Academy of Science; Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954
Garwin, Richard L.
International Business Machines Corporation
JASON Defense Advisory Group
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
United States. Department of Defense
United States. Department of Energy
United States. President's Science Advisory Committee
University of Chicago
Hydrogen bomb
Nuclear physics
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Transcripts. aat
Agnew, Harold M.
Bettencourt, Luis
Breyer, Richard, 1941-
Budnitz, Robert J.
Cornwall, John M.
Doty, Paul M., 1920-2011
Ford, Daniel F.
Fowler, Charles A., 1920-2016
Frieman, E. A.
Garwin, Jeffrey L.
Garwin, Lois E.
Gell-Mann, Murray
Goldberger, Marvin L.
Goldfarb, Marguerite
Gomory, Ralph E.
Holton, Gerald James
Kamalakar, Anand
Katz, Jonathan I.
Kaysen, Carl.
Kohler, Robert J.
Longmire, Conrad L.
Mayer, Harris L.
Muller, R. (Richard)
Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007
Peterson, P. F.
Press, William H.
Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011
Ruderman, Malvin A.
Ruina, J. P. (Jack P.)
Schwitters, Roy F.
Von Hippel, Frank
York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA