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Wiegand, Clyde (Clyde Edward), 1915-1996
Oral history interview with Clyde Edward Wiegand, 1977 September 26.
Family background, early education, and science-technology interests in Oregon; Willamette College and radio electronics; contacts with Ernest O. Lawrence; career as graduate student at University of California at Berkeley, 1941-1949; war work at Berkeley Radiation Laboratory and Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory; security; attitudes toward Trinity test and Hiroshima; postwar political involvement; accelerators and general comments on postwar physics. Also prominently mentioned are: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Emilio Gino Segr,̈ Joseph Weinberg, William Williams; Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, United States Army, United States Atomic Energy Commission, and University of California at Berkeley.
Deceased 1996.
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958.
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Segr,̈ Emilio.
Weinberg, Joseph W. (Joseph Woodrow), 1917-2002
Wiegand, Clyde (Clyde Edward), 1915-1996
Williams, William Howell
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
United States. Army.
University of California, Berkeley.
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Willamette University Students.
Atomic bomb
Nuclear physics.
Nuclear weapons -- Testing.
Particle accelerators.
Science -- Political aspects.
Trinity Test.
United States -- National security.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Oral histories. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Transcripts. aat
Wheaton, Bruce R., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA