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Abstract The Banesh Hoffmann Collection contains selected papers, published works, and recordings of this accomplished scientist and Queens College professor. Dr. Hoffmann is best known for his collaboration with Albert Einstein on the general theory of relativity and for his opposition to standardized testing.
Scope and Contents In these two interviews, Dr. Leonard Rodberg discusses his journey as a scientist and as a member of the faculty at Queens College. He reminisces about getting interested in science as a boy growing up at the beginning of what he calls the Atomic Age, about working in Washington, D.C. on nuclear arms control and energy policy, and about the highlights of his career at Queens College, including being chair at the Department of Urban Studies. This interview was conducted as part of English 395W,...