Professor Kitazawa recalls his earlier experience of studying and working both in United States and in Japan. He gives a detailed description abou
Gives background on his parents. Recounts his early schooling in Mendoza, Argentina. Describes his home, the family library, and his reading.
Topics include: his family and early education; his decision to attend Cambridge University and Kings College; the impact of WWII on his education
Family history and educational background; undergraduate degree from University of California Los Angeles (1924-1927); PhD from University of Calif
The origins of JASON are discussed in session three; "Project 137;" importance and place of defense work in science; contacts between JASON members
Second session deals mainly with science policy and science advising in the United States and Europe after World War II.
Discusses how he initially became involved in JASON; comments on his motivation for joining JASON and what he learned while working on practical ph
Origins of and affiliation with JASON; introduction to practical applications of physics through contact with Marvin Goldberger, Keith Brueckner, a
York's involvement in science policy, particularly JASON; types of science policies and science policy advisors: consultants and officials; role of
Korean war spurs formation of study group at Princeton University (John A. Wheeler) for military research, 1951.