Topics include his childhood and early education; World War II experiences; decision to take up geology; availability of Western publications at Hu
In this interview Victor Vacquier discusses subjects such as: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; S. W.
Family background and early education; effects of World War II; University of Tokyo (1950- 1953); Columbia University (1953-1957); Lamont Doherty E
Childhood in New York City; high quality of public schools during Depression; decision at 13 to become physicist; inspirational high school teacher
Born in Vienna in 1917; move to America at age 14; undergraduate and masters degrees at Caltech; relations with Harald U.