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Wolfenstein, L. (Lincoln)
Oral history interview with Lincoln Wolfenstein, 1997 April 19.
In this interview, Lincoln Wolfenstein discusses radical politics in physics. Topics discussed include: Young Communist League (YCL); American Student Union (ASU); University of Chicago; Oak Ridge National Laboratory; National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA); Marcel Schein; Edward Teller; Federation of American Scientists; Owen Chamberlain; May-Johnson bill; Frank (Chen Ning) Yang; Jack Steinberger; Bob Sachs; McCarthyism; Carnegie Institute of Technology; Otto Stern; Frederick Seitz; Gian-Carlo Wick; Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate the Educational System of the State of New York (Rapp-Coudert Committee); Frank Oppenheimer; Joseph Weinberg; E. U. Condon; George Salzman; Joel Primack; Frank von Hippel; Stanford Workshops on Political and Social Issues (SWOPSI); Martin Perl; J. Robert Oppenheimer; arms race; Dan Bolef; John J. Stachel; University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy; Sergio DeBenedetti; Office of Naval Research (ONR); Atomic Energy Commission (AEC); Star Wars (Strategic Defense Initiative); arms control; Cuban missile crisis; Bob March; Mansfield amendment; National Science Foundation (NSF); Thomas Kuhn; John Ziman; Steven Weinberg; Hannah Arendt; Michael Goldhaber; Barry M. "Mike" Casper; Marc Ross; Art Rosenfeld; Lenny Rodberg; Bill Davidon; Jay Orear; Murray Gell-Mann; Institute for Defense Analyses; JASON Defense Advisory Group; Marvin Goldberger; political activism.
American particle physicist. Ph.D. University of Chicago (1949). Professional esperience includes: instructor, professor of physics, professor emeritus, Carnegie Mellon University (1948-).
Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975
Bolef, Dan I., 1921-
Casper, Barry M.
Chamberlain, O. (Owen)
Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974.
Davidon, William C.
DeBenedetti, Sergio, 1912-
Gell-Mann, Murray
Goldberger, Marvin L.
Goldhaber, Michael.
Kuhn, Thomas S.
March, Robert H., 1937-
Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Orear, Jay.
Perl, Martin L., 1927-
Primack, J. R. (Joel R.)
Rodberg, Leonard S.
Rosenfeld, Arthur H., 1926-
Ross, Marc
Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-
Salzman, George, 1925-
Schein, Marcel, 1902-1960.
Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008
Stachel, John J., 1928-
Steinberger, J.
Stern, Otto, 1888-1969
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Von Hippel, Frank
Weinberg, Joseph.
Weinberg, Steven, 1933-
Wick, G. C. (Gian Carlo)
Wolfenstein, L. (Lincoln)
Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-
Ziman, J. M. (John M.), 1925-
American Student Union
Carnegie Institute of Technology.
Federation of American Scientists
Institute for Defense Analyses
JASON Defense Advisory Group
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.)
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
New York (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate the Educational System of the State of New York
Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Stanford Workshops on Political and Social Issues
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.
United States. Office of Naval Research
University of Chicago
University of Pittsburgh
Young Communist League of the U.S.
May-Johnson bill.
Arms control.
Arms race.
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.
Mansfield Amendment.
McCarthyism.
Political activists
Political activists -- United States
Strategic Defense Initiative
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Oral histories. aat
Transcripts. aat
Catt, Patrick, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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