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Hans A. Bethe speech

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0197

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises an audio recording of Hans Bethe's comments as part of the March 4, 1969 MIT panel "Arms Control, Disarmament, and National Security."


  • Creation: 1969-03-04


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open. Audiotape requires reformatting prior to access.

Conditions Governing Use

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Historical Note

Hans Bethe, professor of physics at Cornell University, and a Nobel laureate, was a speaker at the Massachusetts Institute panel "Arms Control, Disarmament, and National Security" held on March 4, 1969. Bethe, an opponent of the anti-ballistic missile (ABM) program addressed that topic. March 4 was set aside as for a teach in series of talks and panel discussions that were sponsored by the Union of Concerned Scientists at MIT and in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts and held on March 3 and 4, 1969.


0.2 Cubic Feet (1 half manuscript box)

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Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use.


  • March 4: scientists, students, and society, edited by Jonathan Allen. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1970.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021 October 27: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

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