In this interview Wolfgang Panofsky discusses topics such as: his time at the High Energy Physics Laboratory at Stanford University; Stanford Linea
The origins of JASON are discussed in session three; "Project 137;" importance and place of defense work in science; contacts between JASON members
This interview with Jim Stith was conducted following his retirement as Vice President of the AIP’s Physics Resource Center.
This interview was conducted as part of a doctoral dissertation, the focus of which is the study of "radical" scientists in America, 1968-1974.
Motivations for joining JASON (Kenneth Watson); previous consulting work; opinion about work in JASON; collaboration with Sam Treiman; reasons for
B.A. in physics from New York University, 1940; graduate work at University of California at Berkeley; contacts with J.
Recollections of political and professional controversies within the physics community in the Vietnam War ear; extended impressions of Columbia Uni