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Katcher, David Abraham, 1915-2002.
Oral history interview with David Abraham Katcher, 1986 April 16.
Early youth and education; B.A. in physics from University of Wisconsin; work in Naval Ordnance Laboratory in World War II; book with Ellis Johnson. First editor of Physics Today; work at Operations Research Office; move to Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) in 1956. Latter half of interview devoted to JASON: involvement from inception; executive secretary for seven years; impact on policy, types of projects, etc.
Johnson, Ellis.
Katcher, David Abraham, 1915-2002.
Institute for Defense Analyses.
JASON Defense Advisory Group
United States. Naval Ordnance Laboratory.
University of Wisconsin.
Journalism, Scientific.
Physics -- Military aspects.
Science -- Political aspects -- United States.
Science and state -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Transcripts. aat
Aaserud, Finn interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA