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Butenandt, Adolf, 1903-
Oral history interview with Adolf Butenandt and Ernst Telschow, 1985 June 7.
Joint interview with Ernst Telschow. Discussion of Butenandt and Telschow's tenures at the Kaiser-Wilhelm Gesellschaft, particularly during the 1930s and 1940s (Max Planck, Fritz Haber, Otto Hahn); scientists remaining in Germany during this period (Werner Heisenberg); Rockefeller Foundation funding; Nazi power and influence. Postwar investigations by the Allies. Discussion of past presidents of the Kaiser-Wilhelm Gesellschaft; postwar funding; relations with industry.
Butenandt, Adolf, 1903-
Haber, Fritz, 1868-1934.
Hahn, Otto, 1879-1968.
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Planck, Max, 1858-1947.
Telschow, Ernst, 1889-1988
Kaiser Wilhelm-Gesellschaft zur FrĖ˛derung der Wissenschaften.
Rockefeller Foundation -- Research grants.
Nazis -- Germany -- Influence.
Nuclear energy -- International cooperation.
Scientists -- Germany -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.
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Transcripts. aat
Telschow, Ernst, 1889-1988 interviewee.
Mackrakis, Kristie, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA