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Document Details


Title: George H. Heilmeier
Local code: OH 226
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Heilmeier describes his introduction to the Department of Defense as a White House Fellow assigned to the Office of the Secretary of Defense working in the Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering. Most of the interview is devoted to his years as Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (1975-1979). He discusses programmatic changes (including those pertaining to artificial intelligence), budgetary issues, personnel, and relations with management.
Extent: 22 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=146
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1991 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Heilmeier, George H.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Director; Government official
Document location: Livingston, NJ
Document date: 27-Mar-1991
Interviewer: Norberg, Arthur L.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023968-25723