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Fitch, Val L., 1923-
Oral history interview with Val L. Fitch, 1986 December 18.
In this interview, Val Fitch discusses his involvement with JASON. Topics discussed include: his family and childhood; working at Los Alamos under Ernest Titterton; Columbia University; James Rainwater; Project 137; President's Science Advisory Committee; Marvin "Murph" Goldberger; Francis Low; Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky; Project Vela Hotel; nuclear test ban treaty; Henry Kendall; Edward Teller; importance of physics education as training for other fields.
American physicist. Ph.D. physics, Columbia University (1954). Professional experience includes: member, President's Science Advisory committee (1970-1973); instructor, professor, physics department chairman, professor emeritus of physics, Princeton University (1954-).
Fitch, Val L., 1923-
Goldberger, Marvin L.
Kendall, Henry W. (Henry Way), 1926-1999
Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007
Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007
Rainwater, L. James, (Leo James), 1917-1986.
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Titterton, Ernest William, Sir
Columbia University
JASON Defense Advisory Group
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Project 137.
United States. President's Science Advisory Committee
VELA Program (U.S.)
Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963)
Project Vela Hotel
Physics -- Education.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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