Tuxedo Park : a Wall Street tycoon and the secret palace of science that changed the course of World War II

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Front and back endpapers and front and back fly leaves contain notes on Contant's family, Tuxedo Park, biographical/ vocational notes on Alfred Loomis and Henry Stimson. Notes and underlining's highlight the Lomis Lab/Tuxedo Park men responsible for the decision to build the first Atomic bomb and how their lives, interests and connections resulted in scientific advances including radar, and military weapons.

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Conant, Jennet, “Tuxedo Park : a Wall Street tycoon and the secret palace of science that changed the course of World War II,” One Book. One Author. One Hour., accessed December 6, 2022, http://booknotes.gmu.edu/items/show/562.

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Title

Tuxedo Park : a Wall Street tycoon and the secret palace of science that changed the course of World War II

Creator

Conant, Jennet

Date

2002
Program air date: June 9, 2002.

Description

Wall Street legend Alfred Lee Loomis, who once owned Hilton Head Island, was devoted to his hobby of science experiments in his mansion. During World War II, Loomis played a key role in the development of radar and the atomic bomb.

Relation

http://booknotes.org/Watch/169779-1/Jennet+Conant.aspx

Subject

"Loomis, Alfred L. (Alfred Lee), 1887-1975."
"Physicists--United States--Biography."
"Atomic bomb--United States--History--20th century."
"Research--New York (State)--Tuxedo Park--History--20th century."
"World War, 1939-1945--Science--United States."

Source

Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection
Gift of Brian Lamb, 2011.

Publisher

Simon & Schuster
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives

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Language

eng

Identifier

1009199
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