Title Reminiscences of Norman Ramsey : oral history, 1960.
Safford, Joan Bainbridge, interviewer.
Transcript: 358 Pages.
Originally dictated onto 3 tapes then this was
Gift of the Family
Summary and Keywords
Education, Columbia; Depression; Cambridge University, England;
research with I.I. Rabi, Enrico Fermi; National Defense Research
Committee radiation laboratory; Massuchusetts Institute of
Technology; England, 1941; security problems; radar; Manhattan
Project, 1943; Los Alamos; discussions on use of bomb and possible
targets; Trinity test; Tinian; estimates of damage, Hiroshima;
Brookhaven; Harvard; Congressional investigations; Harold Velde
and Joseph McCarthy hearings; area rule; appearance on "Meet
the Press," subsequent meeting with Senator McCarthy;
contempt citations; Kamen trial; Robert Oppenheimer case; Gray
Board; science adviser, North Atlantic Treaty Organization;
impressions of General Leslie Groves, Admiral Lewis L. Strauss,
Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of
New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and
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Interviewed by Joan Bainbridge Safford.
Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University
oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler
Publishing, Westport, CT).
Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Physicists > Interviews.
World War, 1939-1945 > Science.
Internal security > United States.
United States > Politics and government > 1945-1989.
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