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Image title: 
Portrait of Burcham
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AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

Portrait of John Burcham, United States House of Representitives 'scientist-candidate' for Maryland's fifth Congressional District, 1976. 'Burcham is bidding to unseat incumbent Democrat Gladys Spellman in his Maryland district. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1954 and studied engineering administration at the George Washington University. As coordinating engineer for ACF Industries' nuclear products division (Washington, D.C.) during 1957-59, Burcham was responsible for the construction of test reactors in Holland and Sweden. From 1960 to 1966 he oversaw the planning and building of a$15-millio new environmental test facility for the Goddard Space Flight Center at Greenbelt. Before running for Congress he served on the Prince Georges County Council.'

Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 5 x 7 inches)
Burcham, John R.