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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.
Titterton, Ernest William, Sir
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Columbia University
JASON Defense Advisory Group
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Project 137.
United States. President's Science Advisory Committee
Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963)
Project Vela Hotel
Physics -- Education.
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