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|"Lifestory: Linus Pauling." 1997.
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Household Names. (1:02)
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Peter Pauling: Someone said Einstein and Pauling are household names in the United States, certainly
in my day. They were very different. Einstein, for example, was a little too old,
he didn't like quantum mechanics. But Einstein was really very limited, I mean very
remarkable suggestions, the special theory and the general theory of relativity. Whereas
Pa had a very broad spectrum. And I told him -- I don't know a few years ago, on the
telephone -- that he was too vain. Vain is the wrong word actually; he certainly knew
his own abilities and was very egocentric but he couldn't have accomplished the things
that he accomplished unless he was egocentric.
ClipCreator: Peter Pauling
Associated: Linus Pauling, Albert Einstein
Clip ID: 1997v.1-names
Full WorkCreator: British Broadcasting Corporation
Associated: Linus Pauling, Ava Helen Pauling, Jon Tunney, Jack Dunitz, Peter Pauling, Max Perutz,
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