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The Rickover effect : how one man made a difference

Author: Theodore Rockwell
Publisher: Lincoln, NE : iUniverse, 2002, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Authors Guild Backinprint.Com edView all editions and formats
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"As Technical Director, Rockwell worked alongside the legendary Admiral Rickover for the first 15 years, creating the nuclear navy, then the world's first commercial atomic power station. Rickover was both admired and hated as he forcibly reformed both bureaucracies and industries to harness the fearsome atom." --Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Hyman George Rickover; Hyman George Rickover
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Rockwell
ISBN: 0595252702 9780595252701
OCLC Number: 54402523
Notes: Originally published: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1992.
Includes index.
Description: xx, 411 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue : The public Rickover --
Getting ready (1939-1947) --
Building a decisive weapon (1947-1952) --
Putting the atom to work (1950-1957) --
Upgrading the quality of U.S. industry (1955-1960) --
Proclaiming the need for excellence (1959-1964) --
Extending the Rickover effect (1964-1986).
Responsibility: Theodore Rockwell.

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"As Technical Director, Rockwell worked alongside the legendary Admiral Rickover for the first 15 years, creating the nuclear navy, then the world's first commercial atomic power station. Rickover was both admired and hated as he forcibly reformed both bureaucracies and industries to harness the fearsome atom." --Publisher description.

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