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1943

Anthony Slide

in "It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167086
eISBN:
9780231538220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In these diary entries written between January and December 1943, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett lists his activities: conferring with Dodie Smith regarding her revisions in the script for ... More


The Rise and Decline of Defense Programs

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on Murray's successor as director of JPL, Lew Allen. A native small-town Texan, Allen had graduated from West Point in 1946 and served in the Strategic Air Command. He then ... More


JPL under Allen

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the reasons for Bruce Murray's resignation as director of JPL; he perceived a turning point in the history of the lab, from the Mariner-Voyager era of planetary exploration to ... More


Faster, Better, Cheaper

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the period at the end of 1990, when Lew Allen stepped down as director of JPL. To replace him, Caltech turned to Ed Stone, who like Pickering and Murray was a Caltech ... More


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