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Joseph Desch

Joseph Desch

Joseph Desch

published 01/01/2001 at 10:40 Joseph Desch graduated from the University of Dayton in Ohio in 1929 with a degree in electrical engineering. While working, first for General Motors, then for National Cash Register Company (NCR), he acquired a reputation...

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Hinchey Report

Hinchey Report

Hinchey Report

Subject : CIA Activities in Chile Salvador Allende To respond to Section 311 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (referred to hereafter as the Hinchey Amendment), the Intelligence Community (IC), led by the National Intelligence...

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CIA Activities in Chile

CIA Activities in Chile

CIA Activities in Chile

Summary of Sources/Methodology To respond to Section 311 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (referred to hereafter as the Hinchey Amendment), the Intelligence Community (IC), led by the National Intelligence Council, reviewed relevant...

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Prima Ballerina

Prima Ballerina

Prima Ballerina

published 01/07/2000 at 16:19 AM by Albert Tucker Danilova Collection Comes to the Library The Library of Congress recently added to its significant dance holdings with the acquisition of the collection of Alexandra Danilova, the Ballet Russe de Monte...

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René Rémond Élu en 1998 au fauteuil 1

René Rémond Élu en 1998 au fauteuil 1

René Rémond Élu en 1998 au fauteuil 1

publié le 18/06/1998 à 16h33 Grand officier de la Légion d’honneur, Grand-Croix de l’ordre national du Mérite, Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, Commandeur des Palmes académiques, Commandeur du Mérite agricole, Commandeur de l’ordre du Mérite de la...

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Autobiography : Ferid Murad

Autobiography : Ferid Murad

Autobiography : Ferid Murad

published 01/01/1998 at My father, Jabir Murat Ejupi, was born in Albania in 1892 and was the oldest of four children. His mother died when he was 13 years old. He and his family were shepherds and he subsequently ran away from home to sell candy in the...

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Maurice Buckmaster

Maurice Buckmaster

Maurice Buckmaster

Maurice Buckmaster was born in 1910. He was educated at Eton until his father was declared bankrupt. After leaving school he moved to France where he worked as a reporter for Le Martin. Later he was a banker before becoming a senior manager with the Ford...

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The Last Days of Ernst Kaltenbrunner

The Last Days of Ernst Kaltenbrunner

The Last Days of Ernst Kaltenbrunner

Personal recollections of the capture and show trial of an intelligence chief. The list of the 22 once exalted Nazis on trial at Nuremberg was led by the notorious names Goering, Hess, Ribbentrop, and Keitel, in that order. The man who came fifth, after...

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Operation Uproot

Operation Uproot

Operation Uproot

Central Intelligence Agency published at 22/09/1993 How Czechoslovakia, alone among the countries overrun by the Nazis, succeeded in evacuating an intelligence organization to operate in exile. As Hitler's forces occupied one after another of the countries...

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Michel Debré Élu en 1988 au fauteuil 1

Michel Debré Élu en 1988 au fauteuil 1

Michel Debré Élu en 1988 au fauteuil 1

publié le 20/01/1989 à 15h48 Commandeur de la Légion d’honneur, Croix de guerre 1939-1945, Homme politique, Premier ministre, Essayiste. Né le 15 janvier 1912, à Paris. Son père, le professeur Robert Debré, membre de l’Académie de médecine et de l'Académie...

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Discours de réception de Michel Debré

Discours de réception de Michel Debré

Discours de réception de Michel Debré

publié le 19/01/1989 à 16h02 Le 19 janvier 1989 M. Michel Debré, ayant été élu à l’Académie française à la place laissée vacante par la mort de M. le duc de Broglie, y est venu prendre séance le jeudi 19 janvier 1989 et a prononcé le discours suivant...

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Report on the Otto Ohlendorf IRR File

Report on the Otto Ohlendorf IRR File

Report on the Otto Ohlendorf IRR File

published 01/01/1987 at 07:38 by Norman Goda, IWG Historian Professor of History, Ohio University Otto Ohlendorf, one of the most notorious SS officials in Nazi Germany, was captured and interrogated extensively after the war. Although much of the U.S....

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Autobiography : Rita Levi-Montalcini

Autobiography : Rita Levi-Montalcini

Autobiography : Rita Levi-Montalcini

published 01/01/1986 at 17:42 by Rita Levi-Montalcini My twin sister Paola and I were born in Turin on April 22, 1909, the youngest of four children. Our parents were Adamo Levi, an electrical engineer and gifted mathematician, and Adele Montalcini, a...

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Biography : Joseph Goldstein

Biography : Joseph Goldstein

Biography : Joseph Goldstein

published 01/01/1985 at 09:38 Joseph L. Goldstein was born on April 18, 1940, in Sumter, South Carolina, the only son of Isadore E. and Fannie Alpert Goldstein. The family owned and operated a clothing store in Kingstree, South Carolina, a town of 5000...

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Autobiography : Werner Arber

Autobiography : Werner Arber

Autobiography : Werner Arber

published 01/01/1978 at 09:05 by Werner Arber I was born on June 3rd, 1929 in Gränichen in the Canton of Aargau, Switzerland, where I went to the public schools until the age of 16. I then entered the gymnasium at the Kantonsschule Aarau where I got a...

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Autobiography : Rosalyn Yalow

Autobiography : Rosalyn Yalow

Autobiography : Rosalyn Yalow

published 01/01/1977 at 17:12 by Rosalyn Yalow I was born on July 19, 1921 in New York City and have always resided and worked there except for 3 1/2 years when I was a graduate student at the University of Illinois. Perhaps the earliest memories I have...

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Autobiography : Konrad Lorentz

Autobiography : Konrad Lorentz

Autobiography : Konrad Lorentz

published 01/01/1973 at 18:43 by Konrad Lorentz I consider early childhood events as most essential to a man's scientific and philosophical development. I grew up in the large house and the larger garden of my parents in Altenberg. They were supremely...

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Biography : Haldan Keffer Hartline

Biography : Haldan Keffer Hartline

Biography : Haldan Keffer Hartline

Haldan Keffer Hartline was born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, on December 22nd, 1903. His parents were teachers there in the State Normal School (now Bloomsburg State College) where he received his early education. His father, Daniel S. Hartline, was Professor...

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Biography : Salvador Edward Luria

Biography : Salvador Edward Luria

Biography : Salvador Edward Luria

published 01/01/1969 at 18:00 Salvador Edward Luria was born on August 13th, 1912, in Torino, Italy. He has been a naturalized citizen of the U.S.A. since January 1947. In 1929 he started his studies in Medicine at the University of Torino, where he obtained...

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Biography : Alfred D. Hershey

Biography : Alfred D. Hershey

Biography : Alfred D. Hershey

published 01/01/1969 at 15:44 Alfred Day Hershey was born on December 4th, 1908, in Owosso, Michigan. He studied at the Michigan State College, where he obtained B.S. in 1930, and Ph.D. in 1934. In 1967 he got an honorary D.Sc. at the University of Chicago....

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La mort du cardinal Gerlier

La mort du cardinal Gerlier

La mort du cardinal Gerlier

Veillée mortuaire du Cardinal Gerlier à la basilique de Fourvière. Plusieurs personnalités importantes lui rendent hommage, aussi bien à l'homme qu'à ses actions. Le 19 janvier 1965 le cardinal Gerlier s'éteint dans sa résidence de Fourvière après 28...

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Biography : André Michel Lwoff

Biography : André Michel Lwoff

Biography : André Michel Lwoff

published 01/01/1965 at 18:07 André Michel Lwoff was born on 8 May 1902 in Ainay-le-Château (Allier). He joined the Institut Pasteur at the age of 19. He had graduated in science and had done one year of medicine. Lwoff completed his studies while working...

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Biography : Archibald Vivian Hill

Biography : Archibald Vivian Hill

Biography : Archibald Vivian Hill

published 01/01/1965 at 16:09 Archibald Vivian Hill was born in Bristol on September 26,1886. His early education was at Blundell's School, Tiverton, whence he obtained scholarships to Trinity College, Cambridge. Here he studied mathematics and took the...

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Biography : Feodor Lynen

Biography : Feodor Lynen

Biography : Feodor Lynen

published 01/01/1964 at 18:51 Feodor Lynen was born in Munich on 6 April 1911, the son of Wilhelm Lynen, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Munich Technische Hochschule. His mother, Frieda, was the daughter of the manufacturer Gustav Prym. Lynen...

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Biography : Walter Rudolf Hess

Biography : Walter Rudolf Hess

Biography : Walter Rudolf Hess

Walter Rudolf Hess was born in Frauenfeld, East Switzerland, on March 17, 1881. His father was a teacher of physics who allowed him, at a very early age, great freedom in dealing with apparatus, and taught him a proper carefulness. He also obtained a...

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