Richard Garwin interview & bio  

Richard Garwin, IBM Fellow Emeritus     (clip duration: 2m 14s)

Richard L. Garwin is Philip D. Reed Senior Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York and IBM Fellow Emeritus at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York.  He joined IBM Corporation in 1952, after three years on the faculty of the University of Chicago, and was until June 1993 IBM Fellow at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center.  He has also been Professor of Public Policy in the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.  Dr. Garwin received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Chicago in 1949.  Dr. Garwin is coauthor of many books, among them Nuclear Weapons and World Politics (1977), Nuclear Power Issues and Choices (1977), Energy:  The Next Twenty Years (1979), Science Advice to the President (1980) and Managing the Plutonium Surplus:  Applications and Technical Options (1994).  He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.  He is a long-time member of Pugwash and has served on the Pugwash Council.  The U.S. Government awarded him the 1996 R.V. Jones Foreign Intelligence Award ad the 1996 Enrico Fermi Award.

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