WorldCat Identities

Laurence, William L. 1888-1977

Overview
Works: 68 works in 208 publications in 6 languages and 3,474 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Television news programs  Television press conferences  Drama  Juvenile works  Biography  Science radio programs  Radio docudramas 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, pan, Performer, Translator, Interviewee, Narrator
Publication Timeline
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Men and atoms; the discovery, the uses, and the future of atomic energy by William L Laurence( Book )

22 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The science editor of The New York Times, who has practically watched the creation and history of the atomic bomb, synthesizes that history--from its earliest days to the future--uses of atomic energy for the lay reader
Dawn over zero : the story of the atomic bomb by William L Laurence( Book )

26 editions published between 1946 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the full story, so far as it may yet be revealed, of the atom bomb, written by the man who is unquestionably the best qualified to write it for the layman ... Mr. Laurence was, to quote his own newspaper, "the only newspaperman permitted by the War Department to go to all the plants and inspect the processed of production to the atomic bomb, the only [one] allowed to witness the secret trial of the bomb in New Mexico, and the only [one] who witnessed the actual dropping of one of the bombs on Japan from a plane above Nagasaki."--Taken from the book jacket
The hell bomb by William L Laurence( Book )

29 editions published in 1951 in 6 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let us reason together by William Berkowitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lower depths by Maksim Gorky( Book )

3 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of social outcasts living together in a filthy rooming house, some trying to escape, some attempting to ajust, and others hoping to maintain their illusions
Survival or suicide; a summons to old and young to build a united, peaceful world. With chapters from the writings of William L. Laurence [and others] by Harry H Moore( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dämmerung über Punkt Null : die Geschichte der Atombombe by William L Laurence( Book )

9 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in German and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Dr. Jonas Salk, inventor of the polio vaccine
Science in Israel by William L Laurence( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New frontiers of science by William L Laurence( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in Spanish and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are not helpless. How we can defend ourselves against atomic weapons by William L Laurence( Book )

4 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Meade Alcorn discusses disagreements within the Republican party and the strategy for the Republicans to regain control of Congress in the next election
Science at the fair by William L Laurence( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Guy Gabrielson
The story of the atomic bomb, a series of articles reprinted from the New York Times by William L Laurence( Book )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conquest of space by William L Laurence( Recording )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zero no akatsuki( Book )

8 editions published between 1950 and 1961 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Geschichte der Atombombe : Dämmerung über Punkt Null by William L Laurence( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menschen und Atome by William L Laurence( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quick and the dead : the atom bomb by Fred W Friendly( Recording )

3 editions published between 1950 and 1963 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NBC News presents "The quick and the dead", a radio series intended to explain atomic energy to Americans. Part documentary, part drama, the show features Bob Hope as an average citizen trying to understand the benefits and dangers of the atom. In Episode Two entitled, "Mister Hope and the atomic bomb", Bob is given a behind the scenes look at the development of America's first atomic device. The four part series is produced by Fred W. Friendly and includes the the voices of real-life people and well known actors portraying historical figures
 
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Covers
News zero : the New York times and the bomb
Alternative Names
Laurance, William

Laurence, William A.

Laurence, William L.

Laurence, William L. 1888-

Laurence, William Leonard

Laurence, William Leonard, 1888-

Laurence, William Leonard 1888-1977

Laurence, William Leonard b. 1888

Lourens, U. L.

Lourens, U. L., 1888-1977

Rōrensu, W. L., 1888-1977

Rōrensu, Wiriamu L., 1888-1977

Siew, William Leonard.

William L. Laurence American journalist

William L. Laurence Amerikaans journalist (1888-1977)

William L. Laurence gasediman Lamerikänik

William L. Laurence journaliste américain

William L. Laurence jurnalist american

William L. Laurence periodista estadounidense

William L. Laurence periodista estatunidenc

William L. Laurence US-amerikanischer Journalist litauischer Herkunft

William L. Laurence usona ĵurnalisto

William L. Laurence xornalista estadounidense

Лоуренс, Уильям Л.

ویلیام ال. لاورنس

ウィリアム・L・ローレンス

ローレンス, W. L

ローレンス, ウイリアム・L

威廉·L·勞倫斯

威廉·倫納德·勞倫斯

Languages
English (117)

German (20)

Japanese (10)

Danish (3)

Spanish (3)

French (2)