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Wiegand, Clyde (Clyde Edward), 1915-1996
Oral history interview with Clyde Edward Wiegand, 1977 September 26.
Family background, early education, and science-technology interests in Oregon; Willamette College and radio electronics; contacts with Ernest O. Lawrence; career as graduate student at University of California at Berkeley, 1941-1949; war work at Berkeley Radiation Laboratory and Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory; security; attitudes toward Trinity test and Hiroshima; postwar political involvement; accelerators and general comments on postwar physics. Also prominently mentioned are: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Emilio Gino Segrè, Joseph Weinberg, William Williams; Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, United States Army, United States Atomic Energy Commission, and University of California at Berkeley.
Deceased 1996.
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958.
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Segrè, Emilio.
Wiegand, Clyde (Clyde Edward), 1915-1996
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
United States. Army.
University of California, Berkeley.
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Willamette University Students.
Atomic bomb
Nuclear physics.
Nuclear weapons -- Testing.
Particle accelerators.
Science -- Political aspects.
United States -- National security.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Oral histories. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Trinity Test.
Weinberg, Joseph.
Williams, William Howell.
Wheaton, Bruce R., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA