Oral history interview with William Leonard Laurence, 1964

 

Name
Laurence, William Leonard, 1888- (Interviewee)
Bruns, Scott (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with William Leonard Laurence, 1964
Other Titles
Reminiscences of William Leonard Laurence, 1964
Abstract
Experiences in New York, N.Y. journalism: New York WORLD, 1926-1930; science reporter, New York TIMES, 1930-1964; notable stories covered, including discovery of neutron, new elements, Harvard 300th Anniversary Conference; coverage of development of atomic energy: Manhattan Project, tests, dropping of bomb; Pulitzer Prizes, medical reporting. Digitized microfiche also contains Reminiscences of Wil liam Leonard Laurence, 1957: Early years in Czarist Russia and Germany; dreams of flying; arrival in United States, 1905, and first jobs; experience at Harvard as student and tutor, 1908-1917; World War I experiences
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Editors; Journalists; Nuclear energy; Reporters and reporting; Medicine--Research; Laurence, William Leonard, 1888-; New York times
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1964
Physical Description
395 pages
Note (Biographical)
Science editor; interviewee d.1977
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Biographical interview
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit
Interviewed by Scott Bruns
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
6873507
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-rfnv-4519
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.