This interview is a biographical profile, an institutional history, and a focused study of examples of W.
Korean war spurs formation of study group at Princeton University (John A. Wheeler) for military research, 1951.
Family background and early education, motivation and funding for college; math program at Stanford University, from 1928; physics studies at Calif
Background and family, hobbies and high school education, premonitions about science; studies and state of science at Pennsylvania State University
Research career, and important contributions to TV and fluorescent lighting and subsequent transition to management which culminated in a stint as
Studied at Union College, worked at Westinghouse. Initial graduate work at Yale University, 194l-1943, with concentration on optical spectroscopy.