A short interview centering on training at Leiden; recollections of teachers -- Oort, van de Hulst, Osterhoff; growth of Dutch radio astronomy; pre
Family background, early life in Brooklyn and Detroit, high school; undergraduate studies at University of Michigan, switch from mathematics to phy
Abt discusses his childhood and youth in Germany and then the United States; his student days at Northwestern University and his graduate work at C
Early life in California, undergraduate work at Caltech (1947-51), graduate work at Caltech in physics and astronomy, including work at Mt Wilson-P
Topics discussed include: education and career in astronomy.