Responses to survey on the impact of immigration on U.S. physics, 1999.

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Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-. Responses to survey on the impact of immigration on U.S. physics, 1999.

Responses to survey on the impact of immigration on U.S. physics, 1999.

Includes copies of overheads used in his presentation, and copies of correspondence relating to a survey of senior-level physicists regarding the impact of immigration on the state of U.S. physics that Frauenfelder presented at the Centennial American Physical Society Conference. Some of those surveyed included: Harold Agnew, Hans Bethe, N. Bloembergen, Ed Creutz, Bryce DeWitt, Freeman Dyson, Ugo Fano, Herman Feshbach, Marvin Goldberger, Charles Kittel, Leon Lederman, Wolfgang Panofsky, Norman Ramsey, Louis Rosen, Robert Sachs, Charles Slichter, Edward Teller, Charles Townes, Victor Weisskopf, John Archibald Wheeler.

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