Human Radiation Studies: Remembering the Early Years, Oral History of Health Physicist William J. Bair, Ph.D.   [open pdf - 3MB]

From the Office of Scientific and Technical Information abstract: "This report is a transcript of an interview of William J. Blair by representatives of the US DOE [Department of Energy] Office of Human Radiation Experiments. Dr. Blair was selected for this interview because of of his participation in the University of Rochester Atomic Energy Project and for his radiological inhalation research at Hanford Site. After a brief biographical sketch Dr. Blair discusses his remembrances on a wide rage of topics. Discussions include his graduate studies at Rochester University, use of human subjects at Rochester, his inhalation studies, his limited involvement with human studies, differing biological effects of plutonium 238 and 239, emissions from proposed nuclear-propelled aircraft, cancer research, cleanup at Nevada Test Site and Marshall Islands, impact of Langham studies to understand Plutonium exposure, and AEC [Atomic Energy Commission] controversies and colleagues."

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Department of Energy, DOE/EH-0463
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