"I am glad to learn that the Office of Scientific Research and Development is willing
to enter into a contract for support of our further investigation concerning the development
of [the] important partial pressure indicator."
Linus Pauling. Letter to Vannevar Bush. August 15, 1941.
"Sam Rosenman and I drafted the order establishing the O.S.R.D. - mostly Rosenman
with me hanging hard on the outskirts. The order assigned the N.D.R.C. as one component
of the new office, and that assignment brought the only change in the civilian membership
of the N.D.R.C. to occur during its lifetime."
Vannevar Bush. Pieces of the Action. 1970.
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