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Early Career Choices 1
Cornell University. German system. Highly compartmentalized. Professor Albert W. Laubergayer. Wilder D. Bancroft. James Lynn and Florence Hoard. Simon H. Bauer. Thor Rubin. University of California, Berkeley.
University of Chicago 2
The Institute for the Study of Metals and the Institute for Nuclear Studies. Warren Johnson. Position as chairman of the chemistry department. Robert Maynard Hutchins. Julius O. Stieglitz. Morris S. Kharasch. Grant Urry. The Office of Naval Research.
Recollections of Career 5
Harold Urey. Frank H. Westheimer. Personal friends with Willard F. Libby and wife, Lorelie. Franck-Condon restriction to the thermal electron transfer process. Paper for Linus C. Pauling's birthday celebration. Enjoyable discussion sessions with chemists. Conflict with Morris S. Kharasch.
Philosophy on high-pressure careers. First marriage. Balancing personal and professional life. Second marriage.