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Interviewed by: 
Patrick McCray
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 12 February 2003
Location: 
Pasadena, California

Biographical interview with Wal Sargent.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 23 May 1978
Location: 
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Parents' background; childhood in Ohio; early interest in astronomy.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 22 May 1978
Location: 
Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, California

Parents' background; childhood in Ohio; early interest in astronomy.

Interviewed by: 
Alan Lightman
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 11 January 1989
Location: 
Boston, Massachusetts

Parental background; early interest in science and experience looking through friend's telescope in the fourth grade; feeling of compulsion as a ch

Interviewed by: 
Martin Harwit
Interview date: 
Thursday, 27 September 1984
Location: 
Jadwin Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Early life and schooling in Manitoba, Canada.

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 25 September 1990
Location: 
DeVorkin's office, National Air and Space Museum

This interview begins with a discussion of Routly's undergraduate experience at McGill University, before moving on to discuss: his introduction to

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Saturday, 20 May 1978
Location: 
Flagstaff, Arizona

General interview examining family origins; early life in Milwaukee; interest in mechanical things; development of interest in astronomy; engineeri

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 21 August 1979
Location: 
International Astronomical Union General Assembly, Montreal, Canada

Deals mainly with the organization and responsibilities of the Astronomical Council; funding of major projects and large instruments, allocation of

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 30 August 1976
Location: 
Grenoble, France

Deals mainly with the organization and responsibilities of the Astronomical Council; funding of major projects and large instruments, allocation of

Interviewed by: 
David DeVorkin
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 9 August 1978
Location: 
Yerkes Observatory

Childhood and father's influence; high school in Washington, DC.

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