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Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000-
Oral history interview with Emanuel Ruben Piore, 1977 March 7.
Piore's involvement in science research policies; establishment of the Office of Naval Research and its relationship with institutions such as the National Science Foundation, National Science Board, Atomic Energy Commission, and the President's Science Advisory Committee; funding of large-scale research (SLAC and other accelerator centers). Education, from high school (Ethical Culture Society, New York City) and college years at University of Wisconsin (Ph.D. in physics, 1935). Career at Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 1935-1942; work at Bureau of Ships during World War II, involving radar research, conventional weapons development, use of the atomic bomb, and early Russian space research. Also mentioned at length are: Ralph H. Fowler, Raymond Herb, Robert Serber, John Van Vleck, and Fritz Zworykin.
Herb, R. G. (Raymond George), 1908-1996
Fowler, R. H. (Ralph Howard), 1889-1944.
Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000
Serber, R. (Robert)
Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980
Zworykin, V. K. (Vladimir Kosma), 1889-1982
Columbia Broadcasting System
International Business Machines Corporation
National Science Board (U.S.).
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Radio Corporation of America.
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
United States. Navy Dept. Bureau of ships.
United States. Office of Naval Research.
United States. Science Advisory Committee
University of Wisconsin.
Federal aid to research.
Physics -- Study and teaching.
Radar -- Research.
Research grants
Science -- Government policy -- United States.
Science and industry
Space sciences -- Soviet Union.
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work.
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Wheaton, Bruce R., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA