JASON Defense Advisory Group

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Monday, 8 June 1987
Location: 
Garwin's office

Discussion of role as science advisor, mainly for JASON and the President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC); the formation of JASON and PSAC; and

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 7 August 1991
Location: 
Telephone interview

In this interview, John Foster discusses the impact of the JASON Group.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Monday, 29 July 1991
Location: 
National Academy of Science, Washington, D. C.

Interview primarily related to his involvement with JASON.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Thursday, 18 December 1986

In this interview, Val Fitch discusses his involvement with JASON.  Topics discussed include: his family and childhood; working at Los Alamos under

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 17 December 1986
Location: 
Princeton, New Jersey

Early interest in physics.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 1 July 1986

Education and early professional experience; undergraduate studies at Princeton University; graduate studies at University of Illinois; Ph.D., 1949

Interviewed by: 
Patrick Catt
Interview date: 
Friday, 11 July 1997
Location: 
Haverford College

In this interview, William Davidon discusses his political and social activism and its relationship to his scientific career.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 2 July 1986
Location: 
La Jolla, California

Undergraduate at Harvard University, Edward Purcell as influential teacher; graduate work at California Insitute of Technology, Ph.D.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview dates: 
April 29 and 30, 1987
Location: 
University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview of JASON; background to JASON involvement; reasons for joining; relationship to Los Alamos effort.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 2 July 1986
Location: 
La Jolla, California

Family background; education (Ph.D. from University of California at Berkeley in 1950); academic affiliations.

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