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This booklet illuminates how Berkner turned a version that produced the scientist/advisor/policymaker that helped construct post-war the USA. It does so through supplying an in depth account of the private ideals of 1 of the main influential figures within the American clinical group; a determine that helped outline the political and social climates that existed within the usa through the chilly warfare.

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Cochrane, Measures for Progress: A History of the National Bureau of Standards 5. Clinton B. DeSoto, Two Hundred Meters and Down (West Hartford, C T : American Radio (Washington, D C : National Bureau of Standards, 1966), p. 192. Relay League, 1936). , see Lloyd Berkner, "Geology and Geophysics—The Synthesis of Natural Philosophy," transcript dated March 30, 1956; Folder: "Speeches and Papers: LVB: Kemp Dinner, March 30, 1956," Box 005, Berkner Papers, M D L C . 6. Cochrane, Measures for Progress, pp.

Berkner Papers (Berkner Papers), Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (MDLC). 3. "Biographical Notes Regarding Lloyd Viel Berkner," March 2,1944 [apparently prepared by John A. Fleming, the pre-World War II director of the Carnegie Institution of Washington's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism], Berkner Biographical File, office of the editor, SCIENCE, C O L D W A R A N D THE A M E R I C A N STATE 31 SCIENCE, C O L D W A R A N D A M E R I C A Biographical Memoirs (Berkner Biographical File), National Academy of Sciences (NAS), Washington, D .

W i t h the encouragement and approval of government regulators, commercial control over the use of vacuum tubes in American radio telegraphs was assigned to the newly created Radio Corporation of America, while amateurs and broadcasters obtained far easier access from several suppliers. It was these agreements, combined with technical developments such as the wartime invention of the "superheterodyne" receiver, that prepared the way for the radio boom that engaged young men across the length and breadth of the United States.

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