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Blankenbecler, Richard, 1933-
Oral history interview with Richard Blankenbecler, 1987 May 5.
Exposure to government consulting while Ph.D. student at Stanford; JASON membership as outgrowth of university work with Marvin Goldberger. Primary JASON work on ABM defense; first summer study at Berkeley, 1962; other projects include Cape Cod, Woods Hole, and Santa Barbara studies. Impact of personal philosophy on choice of study topics. Broader involvement in Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA) and Arms Control and Development Agency (ACDA) project on test ban issues. JASON involvement in Vietnam war issues; disillusionment leading to resignation; broader questions of Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA) independence.
Blankenbecler, Richard.
Institute for Defense Analyses.
United States. Advanced Research Projects Agency
United States. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
JASON Defense Advisory Group
Ballistic missile defenses.
Science and state.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Aaserud, Finn interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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