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Miscellaneous correspondence regarding interviews, recordings, television appearances for radio and television companies in UK and abroad, 1962-1973

MS. Eng. misc. b. 219/D.22
Held at the Weston Library

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The topics covered include the history of atomic physics, atomic warfare, the Fuchs case, recollections of scientific colleagues.

Programmes referred to include:

  1. 'The Bomb' (BBC Radio), 1962
  2. Series on Quantum Physics (BBC TV), 1963
  3. 'The Decision to drop the atomic bomb' (NBC), 1964
  4. 'The Birth of the Bomb' (Sveriges Radio), 1965
  5. Ethical responsibility of scientists (BBC TV), 1964
  6. 'The Struggle for Peace' (ABC TV), 1966
  7. On Klaus Fuchs (Radiotelevisione Italiana), 1966
  8. Regarding programme on Rutherford (BBC Radio), 1966
  9. 'Growing Points in Physics' (BBC Radio), 1966-1967 (Includes script of Peierls's contribution 'The concepts of physics').
  10. On the history of the atomic bomb (Sveriges radio), 1967-1968
  11. On current research (C.O.I. for West German radio), 1969
  12. 'Birth of the Bomb' (for American TV), 1970
  13. 'A fable in his lifetime - Paul Dirac' (BBC Radio), 1972
  14. On Klaus Fuchs (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), 1973


  • Creation: 1962-1973


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 219/D.22

Former reference:

CSAC 52.6.77/D.22

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom