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March, Robert H., 1937-
Oral history interview with Robert Herbert March, 1995 June 26.
This interview was conducted as part of a doctoral dissertation, the focus of which is the study of "radical" scientists in America, 1968-1974. The format of the interview incorporates background questions on childhood interests in science (physics) and politics; family political and scientific histories; interviewee's formal education (to include political activism and the nature of scientific specialization); perceptions on local, national, and global events up to 1974; those factors attributing to one's radicalization; the interviewee's experiences and impressions of radicalism within physics, most especially within the American Physical Society; involvmenet in the creation of and subsequent participation in radical science organizations (such as Scientists and Engineers for Social and Political Action); specific questions on interviewee's social, political, and philosophical development as impacting the conduct of physics research and teaching; and in-depth discussion of pysics-society relations as influences by internal and external socio-political struggles (such as the Civil Rights, anti-Vietnam War, and Women's Liberation Movements".
Professor of physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1970-
American Physical Society.
Scientists and Engineers for Social and Political Action.
Science and state.
Social movements.
Civil rights.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements.
Feminism.
Radicals.
Scientists -- Political activity -- United States.
Science -- Social aspects.
Students -- Political activity.
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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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