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Interview with William Lipscomb.
 
Interview with William Lipscomb. November 3, 1991.
Interview by Thomas Hager for use in "Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling," (Simon & Schuster, 1995).

A Project to Cloud Up Los Angeles. (0:45)

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William Lipscomb: We were analyzing smokes according to particle size because we were going to cloud up Los Angeles so the Japanese couldn't find it to bomb it.

Thomas Hager: Was this the E-19 project that was-

William Lipscomb: I don't know the number. There was a project for covering [unintelligible]. We don't have to do it now, the smog is already there. But I had to work out a machine which Linus suggested which was already in the literature, and whether he saw it and forgot nobody knows. But I built it and it was a machine for analyzing smokes according to particle size.

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Creator: Thomas Hager, Joseph Koepfli
Associated: Linus Pauling
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Creator: Thomas Hager, William Lipscomb

Date: November 3, 1991
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