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

Contacts with Robert Oppenheimer. (1:10)

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Linus Pauling: I didn't see him very much after the war, rather few times and sometimes when we went to the meetings in Princeton of the Einstein Committee usually we would see, the members of the committee would see Oppenheimer. He would come in for a few minutes, we went to his house once or twice after the meeting. I didn't have as close a relationship with him as I had had in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He was, of course, a brilliant man with very wide interests, interests in all aspects of the world and with great ability. I, he made some important contributions to science. I think that he could have made more if he, his attention had been concentrated on science more thoroughly that it was.

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Creator: Linus Pauling
Associated: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists
Clip ID: 1977v.66-oppenheimer

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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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