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"Linus Pauling, Crusading Scientist."
"Linus Pauling, Crusading Scientist." 1977.
Produced for NOVA by Robert Richter/WGBH-Boston.

Learning of the Nobel Chemistry Prize. (0:54)

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Linus Pauling: I received notice that I had been awarded the 1954 Nobel Prize for Chemistry while I was preparing to give a lecture at Cornell University. I wasn't at home. I was on a trip back East. And the telephone call came just ten minutes before I was to enter the hall and give a seminar, a lecture, in, about the Baker Laboratories. This was long after the 10 years, 20, 15, 16 years after I had given the Baker lectures there. But I had a little difficulty calming down enough to enter and of course, when I entered, the professor in charge, Frank Long, announced that it had just been announced that I had been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.


Creator: Linus Pauling
Associated: Frank Long
Clip ID: 1977v.66-cornell

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Creator: Robert Richter, WGBH-Boston
Associated: Linus Pauling, Ava Helen Pauling, David Shoemaker, E. Bright Wilson, Jr., Frank Catchpool

Date: 1977
Genre: sound
ID: 1977v.66
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