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Oral history interview with Jack P. Ruina, 1991 August 8.

Author: J P Ruina; Finn Aaserud
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this interview Jack Ruina discusses topics such as: his work with the JASON group; his family background; choosing electrical engineering; Hugh Wolfe; Charles Townes; working with radar systems during World War II; Polytechnical Institute of Brooklyn; Hughes Aircraft; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Chalmers Sherwin and George Newell; Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA); United States Department  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
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Named Person: Richard M Bissell, Jr.; Hermann Bondi; Lewis M Branscomb; Harold Brown; Keith A Brueckner; John S Foster; Richard L Garwin; Murray Gell-Mann; Charles Herzfeld; James Rhyne Killian; H W Lewis; Francis E Low; Gordon J MacDonald; J P Ruina; Chalmers William Sherwin; Charles H Townes; Eugene Paul Wigner; Jerome B Wiesner; Hugh C Wolfe; Herbert F York; Hermann Bondi; Lewis M Branscomb; Harold Brown; Keith A Brueckner; John S Foster; Richard L Garwin; Murray Gell-Mann; Charles Herzfeld; James Rhyne Killian; Francis E Low; Gordon J MacDonald; J P Ruina; Chalmers William Sherwin; Charles H Townes; Jerome B Wiesner; Eugene Paul Wigner; Herbert F York
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J P Ruina; Finn Aaserud
OCLC Number: 960178151
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Advance notice of two business days required to use audiovisual materials.
Interview conducted by Finn Aaserud on 8 August 1991.
Reproduction Notes: Digital master copy 2013. saved to external hard drive, Loan copies may be made from digital copy.
Description: Transcript: 64 pages. Audio recording: 2 cassettes.

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In this interview Jack Ruina discusses topics such as: his work with the JASON group; his family background; choosing electrical engineering; Hugh Wolfe; Charles Townes; working with radar systems during World War II; Polytechnical Institute of Brooklyn; Hughes Aircraft; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Chalmers Sherwin and George Newell; Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA); United States Department of Defense; anti-ballistic missiles (ABM); Harold Brown; Herb York; Francis Low; Eugene Wigner; Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA); Charles Herzfeld; Murray Gell-Mann; attending Pugwash meetings; Al Rubenstein; Jim Killian; John Foster; Hal Lewis; Max Taylor; Gordon MacDonald; Keith Brueckner; Dick Bissell; Hermann Bondi; Lewis Branscomb; Richard Garwin; Jerry Wiesner.

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