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Reminiscences of Gerard Piel : oral history, 1982.

Creator: Piel, Gerard.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 533 leaves. Tape: 10 reels.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Editor, publisher; interviewee b.1915.

Scope and Contents

Family background, childhood; education at Andover and Harvard, A.B. 1937; LIFE magazine science editor 1938-1944; Henry Kaiser and American industry during and after World War II, assistant to Kaiser, 1945-1946; SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: purchase 1946, development, financing, advertising, special issues, circulation, subsidiary publications, anecdotes about staff, articles and scientists who wrote for magazine; views on nuclear arms and government control of scientific knowledge.

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