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Oral History
John D. Smith
April 6, 2023
Tell us your name. My name is John Smith. J-O-H-N, S-M-I-T-H. Tell us where you studied. Okay, I attended University of Washington and Ohio State. I’m a licensed professional engineer in mechanical engineering in the state of Washington. And I went to work for the General Electric Company in April of 1947. And at the […]
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Reginald C. Augustine’s Interview
April 19, 2019
[The Atomic Heritage Foundation is grateful to the Augustine family for donating this interview for publication.] Dolores Augustine: Today is January 1st, 2007, and behind the camera is Dr. Dolores Augustine of St. John’s University, New York. I am interviewing Mr. Reginald C. Augustine about the Alsos Mission. So, go ahead. You can start talking […]
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David Holloway’s Interview
April 4, 2019
Cindy Kelly: I am Cindy Kelly with the Atomic Heritage Foundation and it is Monday, May 14, 2018. I’m in Palo Alto with David Holloway. My first question for him is to please say his name and spell it. David Holloway: David Holloway, D-A-V-I-D H-O-L-L-O-W-A-Y. Kelly: Perfect. I would like to start with your telling […]
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Eric Pierce’s Interview
January 28, 2019
Cindy Kelly: I’m Cindy Kelly. It is Wednesday, April 25, 2018, and I’m in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. I have Eric Pierce, and my first question for Eric is to please say your name and spell it. Eric Pierce: My name is Eric Pierce, and that’s E-r-i-c, Pierce, P-i-e-r-c-e. Kelly: Great. Thank you. Pierce: You’re welcome. […]
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Michael Joseloff’s Interview
July 3, 2018
Cindy Kelly: I’m Cindy Kelly. It is February 1st, 2018. I’m in New York City, and I have with me Michael Joseloff. My first question to him is, please say and spell your name. Michael Joseloff: Michael Joseloff, M-i-c-h-a-e-l, Joseloff, J-o-s-e-l-o-f-f. Kelly: Great. Thank you. Well, you’re here today because you’ve written a wonderful book that […]
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William J. Nicholson’s Interview
June 15, 2018
Cindy Kelly:  I’m Cindy Kelly, Atomic Heritage Foundation, and it’s Tuesday, March 13, 2018. I’m in Orland Park, Illinois, and I have with me William Nicholson. I’d first like to ask him to say his full name and spell it. William Nicholson: Oh, my name is William J., Joseph Nicholson. W-i-l-l-i-a-m, J, Joseph, J-o-s-e-p-h, Nicholson, […]
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Krik Krikorian’s Interview
April 17, 2018
Nerses Krikorian: My name is Nerses Krikorian, N-E-R-S-E-S K-R-I-K-O-R-I-A-N. I was born in Harput, Turkey in 1921, January of 1921, to Hachig and Lucy Krikorian. Somehow or another they extricated me from the genocide which was prevailing and in a four-year period managed to get me from Turkey, where I was born, through Aleppo, where […]
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Charles Yulish’s Interview
December 19, 2017
Cindy Kelly: I’m Cindy Kelly. It is October 27, 2017, in Washington, D.C., and I have with me Charles B. Yulish. I’m just going to start by asking him to say his name and spell it. Charles Yulish: Okay. Charles. B. Yulish, Y as in yes, Y-U-L-I-S-H. Kelly:  Great. Charles, you’ve had an amazingly interesting career. I […]
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Martin J. Sherwin’s Interview
October 30, 2017
Cindy Kelly: I’m Cindy Kelly, Atomic Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C. It is Monday, April 24, 2017. I have with me distinguished historian and Pulitzer Prize-winner Martin J. Sherwin. My first question to him is to say his name and spell it for us. Martin Sherwin: Martin J. Sherwin, M-A-R-T-I-N, middle initial J—actually, middle name Jay, […]
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Richard Money’s Interview
October 11, 2017
Willie Atencio: The first thing we need to know is, where were you born? Dick Money: In Chicago. Atencio: Okay, you were born in Chicago. What part of Chicago? Money: South Side. Atencio: South Side. Tell us a little bit about your parents. Money: My father was a civil engineer. He had a company that […]