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York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank).
Oral history interview with Herbert F. York, 1986 February 7.
York's involvement in science policy, particularly JASON; types of science policies and science policy advisors: consultants and officials; role of physicists. Origins of JASON: roles played by John Wheeler, Eugene Wigner, Oscar Morgenstern (Project 137); comparison with other science advisory groups; relations with Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA); preservation of the history of JASON (MITRE Corporation, Advanced Research Projects Agency [ARPA]); prominence and influence of JASON members; JASON science policy; technical advice and technical conclusions; shift of power from academic to industrial physics. Also prominently mentioned are: Lou Allen, Harold Brown, Keith Allan Brueckner, Ed David, Lee DuBridge, John Foster, Marvin Goldberger, James Killian, George Kistiakowski, Oscar Morgenstern, William Nierenberg, Charles Schwartz, Marvin Stern, Charles Townes, Felix von Kármán, Jerome Wiesner; and President's Science Advisory Committee.
Allen, Lou.
Brown, Harold, 1927-
Brueckner, Keith A.
David, Ed.
DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994-
Foster, John.
Goldberger, Marvin L.
Killian, James Rhyne, 1904-
Kistiakowsky, George B. (George Bogdan), 1900-
Morgenstern, Oskar, 1902-
Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000-
Schwartz, Charles.
Stern, Marvin.
Townes, Charles H.
von Kármán, Felix.
Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008
Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994
Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995-
York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)
Institute for Defense Analyses.
JASON Defense Advisory Group
United States. President's Science Advisory Committee
Science and state -- United States.
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