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Reminiscences of Jerome Luntz : oral history, 1956.

Creator: Luntz, Jerome, 1923-
Project: McGraw-Hill project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 41 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Publishing executive.

Scope and Contents

Early career as electrical engineer, 1944, interest in jornalism; McGraw-Hill 1947: NUCLEONICS; McGraw-Hill's initial interest in nuclear field, 1940s atomic research after Manhattan Project, scientist as target audience; military vs. civilian control of atomic power; editorial disputes, resignations, crisis 1950; Congressional action on atomic power early 1950s; evolution of NUCLEONICS; role of applied engineering in the magazine; feasibility of nuclear power plants in United States; circulation, foreign and domestic; non-technical vs. technical readership; technical subject specialties of NUCLEONICS staff.


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