Nominee Case Files, 1972 - 1972


Nominee Case Files, 1972 - 1972

Nominee Case Files, 1972 - 1972


This series consists of case files relating to nominees for the 1972 Presidential Prize for Innovation. Each case file consists of a brief description of the innovation the nominee has contributed and support for their eligibility of the award. Nominations cover a wide array of innovations, including: "Sesame Street," artificial kidneys, Instant Photography, and Geosynchronous Communications Satellites. The records were maintained by the Office of Science and Technology, Presidential Prize for Innovation Staff.

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